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Havering

(hā`vərĭng), outer borough (1991 pop. 117,400) of Greater London, SE England. The borough is largely residential and has expanded greatly with the creation of electrified suburban railways and added housing. There is a local engineering industry along with the manufacture of plastics, chemicals, clothing, and beer. A market has been held in Romford, within the borough, since 1247. Until 1892, Romford was the capital of Havering-atte-Bower, a group of parishes united since the time of Edward the Confessor.

Havering

a borough of NE Greater London, formed in 1965 from Romford and Hornchurch (both previously in Essex). Pop.: 224 600 (2003 est.). Area: 120 sq. km (46 sq. miles)
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