Hackney  Middlesex


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

Hackney, parl. bor. and par. (ry. stations, Hackney and Hackney Downs Junction), Middlesex, in NE. of London -- par., 3297 ac., pop. 163,681; bor., including Hackney par. and Stoke Newington par.), 3935 ac., pop. 186,462; Hackney returns 3 members to Parliament -- 3 divisions, viz., North, Central, and South, 1 member for each division; its representation was increased from 2 to 3 members in 1885, when its parl. limits were reduced by the formation of the new parl. bors. of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch.

Hackney through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th June 2024

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