In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Charing Cross like this:
St Martin in the Fields, par., Middlesex, in bor. of Westminster, 286 ac., pop. 17,508.
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 Charing Cross has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Westminster. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Charing Cross and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Charing Cross, in Westminster and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th May 2013
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