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London Labour and the London Poor
MARKETS.-The following are the metropolitan markets, particulars of the chief of which will be found under their respective headings.
BERMONDSEY (Skin), SE.
BILLINGSGATE (Fish), E.C.
BOROUGH (Fruit and Vegetable), SE.
CANNING TOWN (Fish and Vegetable), B.
COLUMBIA (Vegetable), Baroness-rd, B.
COVENT GARDEN (Fruit, Vegetable, and Flowers), W.C.
CUMBERLAND (Hay), Regent's-pk, N.W.
FOREIGN CATTLE, Dock-st, Deptford, SE.
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY (Potato), York-rd N.
LEADENHALL (Meat, Poultry, and Live Stock), E.C.
LONDON CENTRAL (Meat), Smithfield, E.C.
METROPOLITAN (Cattle), Holloway, N.
PORTMAN (Vegetable, Fruit and Flowers), Church-st, Lisson-gr, N.W.
SPLTALFIELDS (Vegetable), E.
Charles Dickens Jr.
et al, Dickens Dictionary of London, c.1908 edition
(no date; based on internal evidence)