|London Borough of Havering; ISBN 0-950008-3-3|
"The Victoria County History is a major work of reference on local history, based on original research and achieving a high standard of scholarship. It is designed to provide a comprehensive and authoritative history of each county and consists of general chapters concerned with topics covering the whole county and historical and topographical accounts of all the individual towns and villages ..."
"This publication comprises the Hornchurch and Romford chapters from volume VII of the Victoria History of the County of Essex, together with the illustrations, maps and plans appearing in those chapters. Some relevant illustrations which are located elsewhere in the original volumes are not included in this reprint."
You can buy this book from Romford Central Library.
Volume VII of the Victoria History of the County of Essex; 1978; University of London; ISBN 0-19-722720-1
"The Victoria County History of Essex, Volume VII, covers the history of Havering-atte-Bower and part of the Chafford Hundred; the area approximates to the present London Borough of Havering ..."