The growth of Everton


May 8, 1846
In the year 1820, there were 240 houses in the township of Everton, and a population of about 2,100; the population is now upwards 14,000, and the number of houses built an in course of erection is 3,376, the annual value of which amounts to £84,500. The length of roads paved, macadamized, an unpaved is upwards of seventeen miles.
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: May 8, 1846)

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