Romford  Essex


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Romford like this:

Romford, market town and par., Essex, 6 miles SW. of Brentwood and 12 miles NE. of London by rail - par., 7224 ac., pop. 9050; town, 1159 ac., pop. 7176; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Romford is the capital of the liberty of Havering-atte-Bower, and a local government district. It has large corn and cattle markets, gardening and brewing, and is noted for its ale.

Romford through time

Romford is now part of Havering district. Click here for graphs and data of how Havering has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Romford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Romford, in Havering and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th October 2021

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