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the history of Leyton and Leytonstone
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Care for the Poor
A bequest from a John Smith paid for the construction of almshouses near the parish church in the 1650s.
Robert Harrington built up a substantial landholding along Leytonstone High Road which he left in his will for the support of the poor in Bourne, Lincolnshire.