Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith


Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith
Hammersmith
Motto: Spectemur Agendo (Let us be judged by our acts)
Metropolitan Borough shown within the County of London
Hammersmith within the County of London
Geography
Status Metropolitan borough
HQ Town Hall, King Street
History
Created 1900
Abolished 1965
Succeeded by London Borough of Hammersmith
Politics
Governance Hammersmith Borough Council
The Arms of The Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith
Coat of arms of the borough council

The Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith was, between 1900 and 1965, a Metropolitan borough of the County of London. It included Hammersmith, Wormwood Scrubs, Old Oak Common and Shepherd's Bush.

It was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Fulham to form the London Borough of Hammersmith (later renamed Hammersmith and Fulham). The new London borough retained Hammersmith's motto of Spectemur Agendo (Let us be judged by our acts).

Population and area

The borough covered 2,286 acres (9.3 km2). The population in each census was:

Year[1] 1801 1811 1821 1831 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901
Population 5,600 7,393 8,809 10,222 13,453 17,760 24,519 42,691 71,939 97,239 112,239

References

  1. ^ Statistical Abstract for London, 1901 (Vol. IV)

Coordinates: 51°29′29″N 0°14′03″W / 51.4915°N 0.2341°W / 51.4915; -0.2341



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