A History of Rainham, with Wennington and South Hornchurch
Author: Frank Lewis ISBN: 978 0 86025 931 2
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Rainham from the Stone Age until 1966. There are chapters on the local Manors (South Hall, Berwick, Moor Hall, Gerpins and Launders), St Helens & St Giles, the area by the Thames, Rainham Creek, the centre of the old village of Rainham, the 18th century vestry records, the 19th century and on, the growth of education and local churches, and two final chapters devoted to Wennington and South Hornchurch. The book is now fully indexed, meaning that much information is more easily available than before.
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