Place:Ratcliff, Middlesex, England

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NameRatcliff
Alt namesRatcliffesource: Wikipedia
TypeParish
Coordinates51.511338°N 0.041169°W
Located inMiddlesex, England
Also located inStepney, Middlesex, England     ( - 1866)
London, England     (1889 - 1965)
Greater London, England     (1965 - present)
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ratcliff or Ratcliffe is a former hamlet lying by the north bank of the River Thames between Shadwell and Limehouse. It is now a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and is located to the south of Stepney.

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Ratcliffe was historically a hamlet in the parish of Stepney, becoming a parish in its own right in 1866. In 1889 it was transferred from Middlesex to the newly-created County of London and in 1900 became part of Stepney Metropolitan Borough. Stepney Metropolitan Borough was abolished in 1965, becoming part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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