In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Tooting like this:
Tooting, ry. sta., Surrey, 2 miles E. of Wimbledon.
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 Tooting has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Wandsworth. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Tooting and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tooting, in Wandsworth and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th April 2015
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