Battersea  Surrey


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Battersea like this:

Battersea and Clapham, parl. bor., Surrey, consisting of the township of Battersea and the par. of Clapham, 3307 ac., pop. 143,642; it returns 2 members to Parliament -- 2 divisions, viz., Battersea (pop. 73,181) and Clapham (pop. 70,461), 1 member for each division; it was made a parl. bor. in 1885.

Battersea through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Battersea, in Wandsworth and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th March 2018

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