Another children's writer, Winifred Darch (18841960 taught at Loughton County High School for Girls (now Roding Valley High School as did the hymnodist and poet, Emily Chisholm (19101991 who lived in Loughton at 3 Lower Park.
Telephone numbers in the town have the London ( 020 ) area code.
Loughton FC, founded in 1965, dropped out of the Hertfordshire Senior County League in 2007 and now plays in the Bishops Stortford, Stansted and District League and has youth teams in the Echo Junior League and the Barking Youth League.
5 Although felling was accepted as necessary, there was local concern about the visual impact that this would have on the village.Juggler Mark Robertson (19631992) lived at 'The Avenue' and had a highly successful career appearing at the London Palladium and on many TV shows.Location edit, little Thurrock is on the north bank of the river Thames, about 25 miles (40 km) east of London.Loughton artist Octavius Dixie Deacon depicted many scenes of the town including some of its residents during the late Victorian period.Sir Robert Wroth (c.Rudyard Kipling (18651936) stayed as a child at Goldings Hill Farm.Lawrence bought land at Pole Hill in Chingford after the First World War and constructed a hut and swimming pool there.Sport and leisure edit Although Loughton is surrounded by open countryside, it contains in addition many open spaces.Of most note is the annual tradition of the Donkey Derby, which is usually held in July.The Town Council started off amateur erotic contact in temporary accommodation, but in 2000 moved to offices on the newly constructed Buckingham Court in Rectory Lane.The population of the parish as of the 2011 census is 559.Groups including the Theydon Bois District Rural Preservation Society were founded to preserve the rural character of the countryside in and around Theydon Bois.
12 The music hall artiste José Collins (18871958) lived at 107 High Road for many years.