In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Aldgate like this:
St Botolph Without Aldgate (or East Smithfield Liberty), par., Middlesex, in Tower Hamlets bor., London, 33 ac., pop. 2883.
The location is that of Aldgate Underground station.
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 Aldgate has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Tower Hamlets. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Aldgate and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aldgate, in Tower Hamlets and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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