Rotherhithe  Surrey


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

Rotherhithe, par. (St Mary) and ry. sta., Surrey, on river Thames, within the parl. limits of Southwark, 754 ac. (175 water) and 152 tidal water, pop. 36,024; the sta. is 2½ miles SE. of Liverpool Street sta., London; Rotherhithe is popularly called Redriff.

Rotherhithe through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rotherhithe, in Southwark and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th August 2022

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