Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Hackney

Hackney, parl. bor. and par. (ry. stations, Hackney and Hackney Downs Junction), Middlesex, in NE. of London -- par., 3297 ac., pop. 163,681; bor., including Hackney par. and Stoke Newington par.), 3935 ac., pop. 186,462; Hackney returns 3 members to Parliament -- 3 divisions, viz., North, Central, and South, 1 member for each division; its representation was increased from 2 to 3 members in 1885, when its parl. limits were reduced by the formation of the new parl. bors. of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parliamentary borough and parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Hackney AP/CP/Vest       Middlesex AncC
Place: Hackney

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