North Woolwich  Kent


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

North Woolwich, town with ry. sta., East Ham par., Essex, and detached part of Woolwich pan, Kent, on N. side of river Thames, opposite Woolwich and partly within its parliamentary limits, 8½ miles E. of London by rail, pop. 4098; P.O., T.O. Extensive factories, especially of telegraph cables, have recently sprung up here. The North Woolwich Gardens are a favourite holiday resort.

North Woolwich through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th October 2020

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