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Walthamstow, Waltham Forest

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Walthamstow, Waltham Forest

This article is about a town. For the album by East 17 see Walthamstow (album).
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyWaltham Forest
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ3789
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Walthamstow, Waltham Forest has been known in the past

Wealanestun

Walthamstow, Waltham Forest in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Walthamstow, par. and ry. sta., Essex, in SW. of co., 6 miles NE. of Liverpool Street Station, London, by rail, 4374 ac., pop. 21,715; the rapid growth of the population of Walthamstow is due to its proximity to London.

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