Place:West Ham, Essex, England

NameWest Ham
Alt namesCounty Borough of West Ham
Hamsource: Family History Library Catalog
Newhamsource: Family History Library Catalog
West Hamsource: Wikipedia
TypeBorough (county)
Coordinates51.5383°N 0.0145°E
Located inEssex, England     ( - 1965)
See alsoNewham (London Borough), Greater London, EnglandLondon borough to which it was transferred in 1965
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

West Ham was a local government district in the extreme south west of Essex from 1886 to 1965, forming part of the built-up area of London, although outside the County of London. It was immediately north of the River Thames and east of the River Lea.

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West Ham was abolished as a centre of administration in 1965 and transferred to the newly-formed London Borough of Newham in Greater London.

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