Victorian London - Publications - Social Investigation/Journalism - Ragged London in 1861, by John Hollingshead, 1861 - Appendix - Table of Population and Standing Room

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APPENDIX

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APPENDIX

TABLES OF POPULATION AND STANDING ROOM.

The following tables give precise information about huddling together in London, &c., according to the census of 1851, though they tell us nothing about huddling in houses. Twenty per cent, or one-fifth more, must now be added to. the whole population. In the low districts this percentage will scarcely represent the increase of numbers grown on the spot, or received from "improved" neighbourhoods. The tables take the broad areas of districts and sub-districts, and are, therefore, no guide to the overcrowding in particular corners of those districts.

Districts of London.

Population in 1851.

Number of Persons to an Acre.

Lewisham
Plumstead

34,835

2

Wandsworth

50,764

4

Hampstead

11,986

5

Fulham

29,646

7

Camberwell

54,667

13

Hackney

58,429

15

Poplar

47,162

16

Bow
Greenwich
Woolwich

99,365

19

[-252-] Rotherhithe

17,805

21

Kensington

44,053

23

Islington

95,329

30

Lambeth

139,325

35

Paddington

46,305

36

St. Pancras

166,965

61

St. George, Hanover-square

73,230

63

Chelsea

56,538

65

Bermondsey

48,128

70

Westminster

65,609

72

St. Martin's-in-the-Fields

24,640

81

Newington

64,816

104

Marylebone

157,696

105

St. Olave, Southwark

19,375

115

Bethnal Green

90,193

119

St. Saviour, Southwark

35,731

143

Shoreditch

109,257

169

Clerkenwell

64,778

170

St. George, Southwark

51,824

180

Whitechapel

79,759

196

St. George's-in-the-East

48,376

199

City of London

129,128

210

St. Giles's

54,214

221

St. James's

36,406

222

Holborn

46,621

238

St. Luke, Old-street

54,055

246

Strand

45,000

316

 

No.

Registrars' Sub-Districts.

Population, 1851.

 

London

2,362,236

1-6

West Districts

376,427

7-11

North Districts

490,396

12-19

Central Districts

393,256

20-25

East Districts

485,522

26-36

South Districts

616,635

West Districts.

1

St. Mary, Paddington

17,252

 

St. John, Paddington

29,053

 

Kensington Town

29,183

 

Brompton

14,870

 

St. Peter, Hammersmith

4,467

 

St. Paul, Hammersmith

13,293

 

Fulham

11,886

2

Chelsea, South

19,050

 

Chelsea, North-west

17,669

 

Chelsea, North-east

19,819

3

Hanover-square

20,216

 

May Fair

12,980

 

Belgrave

40,034

4

St.John, Westminster

34,295

 

St. Margaret, Westminster

31,314

5

Charing Cross

12,587

 

Long Acre

12,053

6

Berwick-street

10,798

 

St. James's-square

11,469

 

Golden-square

14,139

North Districts.

7

All Souls, Marylebone

28,841

 

Cavendish-square

14,687

 

[-253-] Rectory, Marylebone

27,633

 

St. Mary, Marylebone

22,814

 

Christchurch, Marylebone

33,895

 

St. John, Marylebone

29,826

8

Hampstead

11,986

9

Regent's Park, Pancras

31,918

 

Tottenham-court

28,433

 

Gray's-inn-lane

26,523

 

Somers-town

35,641

 

Camden town

21,115

 

Kentish-town

23,326

10

Islington, West

47,881

 

Islington, East

47,448

11

Stoke Newington

4,840

 

Stamford-hill

5,549

 

West Hackney

18,732

 

Hackney

20,850

 

South Hackney

8,458

Central Districts.

12

St. George, Bloomsbury

16,807

 

St. Giles, South

19,951

 

St. Giles, North

17,456

13

St. Ann, Soho

17,335

 

St. Mary-le-Strand

11,615

 

St. Clement Danes

15,467

14

St. George-the-Martyr

18,813

 

St. Andrew, East Holborn

13,971

 

Saffron-hill

13,837

15

St. James, Clerkenwell

21,529

 

Amwell, Clerkenwell

15,720

 

Pentonvlle

11,904

 

Goswell-street

15,625

16

Old-street

10,617

 

City-road

16,840

 

Whitecross-street

13,657

 

Finsbury

12,941

17

St. Botolph, East London

23,824

 

Crippleglate

20,582

18

West London, North

12,946

 

West London, South

15,887

19

London City, South-west

9,204

 

London City, North-west

11,847

 

London City, South

11,461

 

London City, South-east

10,594

 

London City, North-east

12,826

East Districts.

20

Holywell, Shoreditch

17,245

 

St. Leonard, Shoreditch

19,449

 

Hoxton New Town

23,505

 

Hoxton Old Town

17,431

 

Haggerstone, West

20,276

 

Haggerstone, East

11,351

21

Hackney-road

23,910

 

Green, Bethnal Green

23,555

 

Church, Bethnal Green

21,787

 

Town, Bethnal Green

20,941

22

Artillery, Whitechapel

6,769

 

Spitalfields

15,336

 

Mile End, New Town

14,543

 

Whitechapel, North

12,530

 

Whitechapel Church

7,818

 

Goodman's Fields

12,069

 

Aldgate

10,694

23

St. Mary, St. George's East

18,067

 

St. Paul, St. George's East

20,319

 

St. John, St. George's East

9,990

24a

Shadwell

16,179

 

Ratcliff

15,212

 

Limehouse

22,782

24b

Mile End, Old Town, West

29,582

 

Mile End, Old Town, East

27,020

25

Bow

18,778

 

Poplar

28,384

South Districts.

26

Christchurch, Southwark

16,022

 

St. Saviour, Southwark

19,709

27

St. Clave, Southwark

8,015

 

St John, Horsleydown

11,360

28

St. James, Bermondsey

18,899

 

St. Mary Magdalen

13,934

 

Leather Market

15,295

29

Kent Road

18,126

 

Borough Road

15,862

 

London Road

17,836

30

Trinity, Newington

20,922

 

St. Peter, Walworth

29,861

 

St. Mary, Newington

14,033

31

Waterloo-road, 1st

14,088

 

Waterloo-road, 2nd

18,348

 

Lambeth Church, 1st

18,409

 

Lambeth Church, 2nd

26,784

 

Kennington, 1st

24,261

 

Kennington, 2nd

18,848

 

Brixton

14,610

 

Norwood

3,977

32

Clapham

16,290

 

Battersea

10,560

 

Wandsworth

9,611

 

Putney

5,280

 

Streatham

9,023

33

Dulwich

1,632

 

Camberwell

17742

 

Peckham

19444

 

St. George, Camberwell

15,849

34

Rotherhithe

17,805

35

St. Paul, Deptford

24,899

 

St. Nicholas, Deptford

7,071

 

Greenwich, West

18,800

 

Greenwich, East

16,228

 

Woolwich Dockyard

17,140

 

Woolwich Arsenal

15,227

36

Plumstead

13,191

 

Eltham

2,568

 

Lee

8,478

 

Lewisham Village

6,097

 

Sydenham

4,501