St Marys: St. Mary the Less
High Road/Roding Lane
Chigwell, Epping Forest District, Essex, IG7 6BD England
St Mary’s Church St Mary’s Church is of fine Norman origin. It contains a medieval brass commemorating Samuel Harsnett, Vicar of St Mary’s from 1597-1605. It is considered to be the best of its kind in the country. Harsnett later became Archbishop of York and founded Chigwell School in 1629. William Penn founder of Pennsylvania State, USA was educated there. Geoge Shillibeer, inventor of the London Omnibus is also remembered in the church. His horse-drawn bus made its first journey carrying passengers from Marylebone Road to the city in 1829.
Chigwell Row: All Saints Church
The Rectory All Saints Church, Romford Rd, Chigwell Row, Chigwell IG7 4QD
Grange Hill: St Winifreds Church
115 Manor Rd, Chigwell IG7 5PS