The local history society for the Leyton & Leytonstone area of east London

Walks around Leyton and Leytonstone in the Year 1840

11 am Thursday 24th May

Leyton Street’ walk.  

Meet outside the Cottage cafe on Leyton Green at the junction of Leyton High Road with Leyton Green Road.  

A walk of about an hour to the Lion & Key, with the option of then going on a 2nd walk at 12 noon - see below

12 noon Thursday 24th May

Church Road’ walk (1st opportunity).  

Meet outside John Strype Court opposite the Lion & Key at the junction of Church Road with Leyton High Road.  Finish about an hour later at the junction of Church Road with Capworth Street.


11 am Thursday 31st May

Church Road’ walk (2nd opportunity).

Meet outside John Strype Court opposite the Lion & Key at the junction of Church Road with Leyton High Road,

A walk of about an hour to the junction of Church Road with Capworth Street, with the option of a 2nd walk at 12 noon - see below

12 noon Thursday 31st May

Capworth Street’ walk.

Meet at the junction of Church Road with Capworth Street, to finish at Vicarage Road or go on to Leyton Green.


You can join one of the walks starting at 12 noon without going on the walk which starts on the same day at 11 am.  You do not need to go on a walk starting at noon if you have been on the walk starting at 11 am the same day.  The choice is yours.



Free, open to all, ambles round different areas within Leyton and Leytonstone, imagining them in the year 1840, based on our Vice Chair David Chapman’s booklet.