The Lea separates the county of London from Essex, but the townships of West Ham and Stratford, Barking and Ilford, Leyton and Walthamstow continue the metropolis in this direction almost without a break.
WALTHAMSTOW, a suburb of London in the Walthamstow parliamentary division of Essex, England, a short distance E.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor Walthamstow belonged to Waltheof, son of Siward, earl of Northumberland, who married Judith, niece of William the Conqueror, who betrayed him to his death in 1075.
1667), the friend of Pepys, had his seat at Walthamstow, and was frequently visited here by Pepys.
WOODFORD, an urban district in the Walthamstow (S.W.) parliamentary division of Essex, England, 9 m.
WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896), English poet and artist, third child and eldest, son of William Morris and Emma Shelton, was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on the 24th of March 1834.
LEYTON, an urban district forming one of the north-eastern suburbs of [[[London, England]], in the Walthamstow (S.W.) parliamentary division of Essex.
The present forest lies between the valleys of the Roding and the Lea, and extends southward from Epping to the vicinity of Woodford and Walthamstow, a distance of about 7 m.