Eltham  Kent


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

Eltham, par. and township with ry. sta., Kent -- 4124 ac., pop. 5827; township (in parl. bor. of Woolwich), 3782 ac., pop. 5048; P.O., T.O.; there are some remains of Eltham Palace, a residence of the English kings from Henry III. to Henry VIII.

Eltham through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Eltham, in Greenwich and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th April 2024

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