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the history of Leyton and Leytonstone
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Thomas Bladen had briefly been Governor of Maryland before he made Leyton Grange his home around 1754 and was self-effacing. He died in 1780 and was succeeded at the Grange by Nathaniel Brassey, a banker.
The Moyer family had one of the largest houses in the parish (on the south side of what is now Hainault Road, near the junction with Leyton High Road), rated as having 69 windows in 1785. The first Moyer known to live in Leyton, Captain Lawrence, had been a fiery Puritan. His descendants are known only for paying their share of local rates and charitable collections. To the right is A photo of their family tomb.