Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets, parl. bor., Middlesex, in E. of London, 4097 ac., pop. 439,137; the bor. returns 7 members to Parliament (7 divisions - viz., Whitechapel, St George, Limehouse, Mile End, Stepney, Bow and Bromley, and Poplar - 1 member for each division); its representation was increased from 2 to 7 members in 1885.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parliamentary borough"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Tower Hamlets LB       Middlesex AncC
Place: Tower Hamlets

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