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Camberwell, Southwark

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Camberwell, Southwark

Camberwell is a district of south London, England, and forms part of the London Borough of Southwark. It is a built-up inner city district located 2.7 miles southeast of Charing Cross. To the west it has a boundary with the London Borough of Lambeth.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountySouthwark
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3377
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Camberwell, Southwark has been known in the past

Cambrewelle

Camberwell, Southwark in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Camberwell, parl. bor. and par., Surrey, in S. of London -- par., 4450 ac., pop. 186,593; bor. (containing also Penge), 5220 ac., pop. 205,243. Camberwell returns 3 members to Parliament -- 3 divisions, viz., North, Peckham, and Dulwich, 1 member for each division; it was made a parl. bor. in 1885.

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