Table of population

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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Daniel Lysons

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1796

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571-572

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'Table of population', The Environs of London: volume 4: Counties of Herts, Essex & Kent (1796), pp. 571-572. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=45494 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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PRESENT STATE of POPULATION in the PARISHES treated of in this Volume.

The inhabitants having been numbered in the populous parishes of Barking and Westham, (which includes Stratford,) the average appears to be about 5½ to a house; at which proportion the inhabitants of the other parishes and hamlets are calculated.

Number of Houses. Number of Inhabitants.
Chipping Barnet 220 1210
East Barnet 60 330
Elstree 50 275
Totteridge 58 319
Waltham Cross 100 550
Barking 752 4,123
Chigwell 210 1,155
Chingford 100 550
Eastham. 150 825
Little Ilford 15 82
Leyton 380 2,090
Romford 450 2,475
Walthamstow 386 2,123
Wansted 150 825
Westham 1,057 5,806
Carried over 4,138 22,738
Brought over 4,138 22,738
Woodford 250 1,375
Beckenham 140 770
Bromley 357 1,963
Charlton 95 522
Chislehurst 196 1,078
Deptford, St. Nicholas 1,200 6,600
Deptford, St. Paul 2,400 13,200
Eltham 240 1,320
Foot's Cray 23 126
Greenwich 1,850 9,250
Hayes 62 341
Lee 50 275
Lewisham 530 2,915
Plumstead 120 660
East-Wickham 34 187
West-Wickham 70 385
Woolwich 1,200 6,600
12,955 70,305

The population of the whole district of 12 miles round London is thus calculated:

Houses. Inhabitants.
In SURREY, 1,815 numbered, and found to contain 11,314
16,246 calculated at 6 to a house, 97,476
In MIDDLESEX, 2,339 numbered, and found to contain 12,995
37,050 calculated at 5½ to a house, 203,834
In HERTFORDSHIRE, ESSEX, and KENT, 1,809 11,146 numbered, and found to contain 9,929
calculated at 5½ to a house, 60,376
70,405 395,924


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