Place:


Bexleyheath  Kent

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bexleyheath like this:

BEXLEY-HEATH, a village and a chapelry in Bexley parish, Kent. The Village stands 1½ mile NW of Bexley r. station; is modern, pleasant, large, and rapidly increasing; and has a post office under London SE, a market house, a police station, a church with lofty spire, three dissenting chapels, a public library and reading rooms. The chapelry was constituted in 1866. Pop., 2,989. The living is a vicarage. Value, £160. Patron, Viscount Sydney.

Bexleyheath through time

Bexleyheath is now part of Bexley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bexley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bexleyheath itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bexleyheath, in Bexley and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20091

Date accessed: 29th April 2017


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