Romford, Essex

Romford [‘Rumford’], Essex, 1612

Romford [‘Rumford’], Essex, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical
Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Romford, Essex, 1871


7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Thomas Coote, [Reg. No:] 2136, 2nd Dragoons; [born:] Romford, Essex; [trade] labourer; [age] 22; [size:] 5[ft] 9[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 11 March 1879 [at] Dundalk; [marks & remarks:] tattooed on arms; recruit;

Walter Pearce, [Reg. No:] 1946, 6th Foot; [born:] Romford, Essex; [trade] labourer; [age] 19¼; [size:] 5[ft] 10½[in]; [hair:] sandy; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 7 February 1879 [at] Warwick; [marks & remarks:] scar on left arm



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