Stepney  Middlesex


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

Stepney.-- par. and ry. sta. (on Great Eastern Ry.), Middlesex, in E. of London and in parl. bor. of Tower Hamlets, 832 ac., pop. 132,393; comprises the townships of Mile End New Town, Mile End Old Town, and Ratcliff; prior to 1669 it also included Limehouse, Shadwell, St George in the East, Spitalfields, Bethual Green, Bow, and Poplar.

Stepney through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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