Gidea Park  Essex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gidea Park like this:

GIDEA HALL, the seat of the Blake family in Essex; near the Eastern Counties railway, 1 mile NE of Romford. It superseded a previous mansion which belonged to the Cookes, and which was visited in 1568 by Queen Elizabeth, and in 1638 by Mary de Medici.

Additional information about this locality is available for Romford

Gidea Park through time

Gidea Park is now part of Havering district. Click here for graphs and data of how Havering has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gidea Park itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gidea Park, in Havering and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th May 2020

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