Ilford
Community ID
 
922
 
Alternate Names
 
Great Ilford, Ilefort (Domesday)
 
Region
 
Essex
 
Modern Location
 
Ilford
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary; Thomas Mar
 
Date Founded
 
1140 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
?
 
Foundation Information
 

Adeliza, Abbess of Barking; Knowles lists only male personnel.

 
Dependency Of
  
State Of Medieval Structure
 

The hospital was still in use in the 19th century as evidenced by an 1840 inquiry. (Char. Commrs. Rep. xxxii, pt. 6, p. 874.)
The chapel is presently the oldest standing building in Ilford town center.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

While the hospital managed to evade dissolution, the last abbess lost wardenship of the hospital in 1405, despite having her claims ratified by King Henry IV in 1400.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1140
 
Date Finished
 
1397
 
Length
 
152