Walthamstow St John is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Essex, created in 1844 from Walthamstow Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1844
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1844

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Walthamstow, Essex Family History Guide


Poll Books


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: West Ham
  • 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: West Ham
  • Hundred: Becontree
  • Province: Canterbury

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