Leyton and Leytonstone local history reading list

The history of Leyton and Leytonstone does not have as many books as other places like Walthamstow.

The Council has also produced some free leaflets which you should find at libraries and information centres :

Looking slightly beyond Leytonstone are these other free leaflets:

You might also like to visit the Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road, Walthamstow Village. The Museum covers the whole Borough and is another place to look for the leaflets.

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

The best source for the history of Leyton and Leytonstone is a section of the Victoria County History of Essex previously re-published by Waltham Forest Council; the text is now available on the web.

A Church of England clergyman at the end of the 19th century wrote a wonderful history of the parish of Leyton.