Church of St Laurence, Upminster

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Coordinates: 51°33′18″N 0°14′53″E / 51.555°N 0.248°E / 51.555; 0.248

St Laurence, Upminster
Denomination Church of England (Anglican)
Website http://www.upminsterparish.co.uk/
Administration
Deanery Havering
Archdeaconry West Ham
Diocese Chelmsford
Province Canterbury

The church of St Laurence, Upminster, is the Church of England parish church in Upminster, England. It is a Grade I listed building.[1] It is the historic minster or church from which Upminster derives its name, meaning 'upper church', probably signifying 'church on higher ground'. The place-name is first attested as 'Upmynster' in 1062, and appears as 'Upmunstra' in the Domesday Book of 1086.

The churchyard contains war graves of six service personnel of World War II.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Church of St Laurence, St Mary's Lane, Upminster". Havering London Borough Council. 
  2. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report, details from casualty record.