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From: "Lawrence Greenall" <>
Subject: RE: Lea Bridge, Essex
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 21:24:33 +0100
Sorry Mary, I just noticed that you're in Oz.
Lea bridge Road, in Leyton which was before 1974 in Essex but is now part of
London, is a very long and bust high street full of shops and businesses of
all types, and has been for well over a century. In fact the road is sort of
a landmark in the colloquial rather than topographical sense, many people
describing the locality as 'Lea Bridge Road' so I suppose dropping the
'road' wouldn't be improbable. If you own a London streetmap, you're bound
to find it in the index.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: john boyce [mailto:]
> Sent: 09 September 2004 20:54
> Subject: Lea Bridge, Essex
> In 1851 census a place of birth was given as Lea Bridge, Essex.
> I know the river Lea runs roughly near Essex-Herts
> border, but does aanyone ;know Lea Bridge as it is not on my map. Mary.