Barking  Essex


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

Barking.-- par. and market town, S. Essex, 2 miles N. of river Thames, 7 miles E. of London by rail -- 12,307 ac., pop, 16,848; town, 3814 ac., pop. 9203. Market-day, Saturday. It has a large jute factory and other manufacturing works; there are also extensive market gardens.

Barking through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Barking and Dagenham has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Barking go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barking, in Barking and Dagenham and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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