Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Plaistow within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Plaistow.-- 2 eccl. dists. (St Andrew and St Mary) and ry. sta., in par. and parl. bor. of West Ham, Essex, pop.- St Andrew, 9069; St Mary, 7859; the sta. is 5 miles E. of London, between Barking and Bromley (by Bow).