Place:


Edmonton  Middlesex

 

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

Edmonton.-- town and par. (ry. sta. Lower Edmonton), Middlesex, on New River, 7½ miles N. of London, 7483 ac. (86 water), pop. 23,463; P.O., T.O., at Lower Edmonton, and P.O. at Upper Edmonton; has trade in timber by means of the Lea River navigation. The "Bell at Edmonton" has been rendered famous by Cowper's John Gilpin. Charles and Mary Lamb are buried in the church.

Edmonton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Edmonton, in Enfield and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/444

Date accessed: 28th May 2017


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