Chingford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1755
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800
- Walthamstow St Peter
- Upper Edmonton, Middlesex
- Buckhurst Hill
- Walthamstow St John
- Edmonton All Saints, Middlesex
- Enfield St James, Middlesex
- High Beech
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHINGFORD, a village and a parish in Epping district, Essex. The village stands on the verge of the county adjacent to Epping forest and the river Lea, 2 miles NE of Water-Lane Junction r. station, and 9½ NNE of St. Paul’s, London; and has a post-office under Woodford, London, NE. The parish comprises 2,766 acres. Real property, £7,270. Pop., 1,174. Houses, 236. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged anciently to St. Paul s, London. Chingford Hall is the seat of the Merringtons. The living is a rectory in the dio. of London. Value, £538. Patron, R. B. Heath-cote, Esq. The old church is a low ancient ivy-clad edifice; and the new one was built in 1845.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.
Burrell William, Chingford, Essex. farmer and cattle dealer, April 15, 1842.
Dell Thomas, jun., Chingford green, Essex, coach proprietor, Feb. 7, 1837.
Saxby Richard Serace, Chingford, Essex, miller, Oct. 30, 1835.
The following records are available free online.
Poorhouses & Poor Law
Directory of Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Chingford & Wanstead : containing the names of the private and commercial residents, alphabetically arranged; with almanac, historical notes, and a variety of local information
Directory of Woodford, Wanstead, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Loughton, and Chingford : containing the private and commercial residents, alphabetically arranged and the trades classified; with a coloured map of the county of Essex, and historical notes; and local intelligence
Kelly’s directory of Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Loughton and Chingford : the work comprises alphabetical lists of streets, private residents & tradesmen and official information; and a visitors’ guide to pleasure and health resorts
Kelly’s Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Loughton & Chingford Directory : the work comprises alphabetical lists of steets, private residents & tradesmen; and official information; also a new map of the district, divided into half-mile squares; and a visitors’ guide to pleasure and health resorts
- County: Essex
- Civil Registration District: Epping
- Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
- Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
- Rural Deanery: Barking
- Poor Law Union: Epping
- Hundred: Waltham
- Province: Canterbury