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1743 Formed as a civil parish.

1855 Vestry became an electing authority to the Metropolitan Board of Works

1889 became part of the County of London

1900 became a metropolitan borough. 1965 abolished and merged into London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

It had 48 elected vestrymen in 4 wards - East and North had 9 each and West and South 15 each. Nominated 1 member to the London County Council.

See also List of Mayors of Bethnal Green

The British History Online page on Bethnal Green is [1] and the Wikipedia page is [2].

Notable Councillors[]

From the Wikipedia category [3]