Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Woolwich, North

Woolwich, North, town with ry. sta., East Ham par., Essex, and detached part of Woolwich par., Kent, lying N. of the Thames, opposite Woolwich and partly within its parliamentary limits, 8¾ miles E. of London by rail, pop. 4098; P.O., T.O. Extensive factories, especially of telegraph cables, have recently sprung up here; the North Woolwich Gardens are a favourite holiday resort.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: East Ham CP/AP       Essex AncC
Place names: NORTH WOOLWICH     |     WOOLWICH     |     WOOLWICH NORTH
Place: North Woolwich

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