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Vestry House Museum Archives and Local Studies Library

London Borough of Waltham Forest

OS coverage for former Boroughs of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow from 1863, and for the present LB of Waltham Forest from 1965 to date. Commissioners of Sewers maps (1747-1818); local estate maps (1699 onwards); tithe maps for Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow (1838-43); Epping

Forest Arbitration maps, etc. (l9th-20th centuries); maps of the County of Essex from 1576. Geology, land use, town planning and war damage maps.

Collections include A. Forbes's Manor of Walthamstow (1699) and John Coe's Parish of Walthamstow (1822).


Vestry Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 9NH

Main contact

Telephone number

020 8496 4381

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 1000-1300, 1400-1715, Alternate Sats. 1000-1300, 1400-1645


All access by appointment only


Photocopying and photographic services available.


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