Many of England's great cities developed a great deal between 1700 and 1800.

Drawing of a town scene

Population of
London


 1700  585,000
 1750  650,000
 1800  959,000
Other Cities Population 1700 Population 1800
Birmingham 7,000 50,000
Manchester 8,000 50,000
Sheffield 2,000 26,000

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