In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Malvern like this:
Malvern (or Great Malvern), town, par., township, and watering-place, Worcestershire, 9 miles SW. of Worcester and 123 miles from London by rail - par., 5021 ac., pop. 8157; township, pop. 7934; town, 1828 ac., pop. 5846; P.O.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Malvern has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Malvern Hills. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Malvern and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Malvern, in Malvern Hills and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th June 2013
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