Place:Bromley-by-Bow, Middlesex, England

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NameBromley-by-Bow
Alt namesBromley by Bowsource: Family History Library Catalog
Bromley-St. Leonardsource: Family History Library Catalog
St. Leonard-Bromleysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish
Coordinates51.528494°N 0.013052°W
Located inMiddlesex, England
Also located inLondon, England     (1889 - 1965)
Greater London, England     (1965 - present)
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Bromley, also known as Bromley by Bow or Bromley St Leonard, is one of the ancient parishes of Middlesex. In 1889 it was transferred from Middlesex to the newly-created County of London and in 1900 became part of Poplar Metropolitan Borough. Poplar Metropolitan Borough was abolished in 1965, becoming part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Bromley-by-Bow, historically and officially Bromley, is a district in East London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is an inner-city district situated east north-east of Charing Cross.

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