Category: Islington

Islington S-Z

The introduction can be found here First published 1986: Islington Local History Education Trust Digital edition (revised) 2017: Islington Heritage Service Islington A-D Islington E-K Islington L-R Islington S-Z (this page) SABLE GROVE, Sebbon Street In 1843 rate book only. SABLE STREET. Canonbury Square (1827) On census returns until 1871. The William Tyndale Primary School …

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Islington L-R

The introduction can be found here First published 1986: Islington Local History Education Trust Digital edition (revised) 2017: Islington Heritage Service Islington A-D Islington E-K Islington L-R (this page) Islington S-Z LACKINGTON STREET Before 1936 CROSS STREET (1827). Re-numbered 1875. Named after James Lackington (1746-1815), a once celebrated bookseller. His shop to be the largest …

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Islington E-K

The introduction can be found here First published 1986: Islington Local History Education Trust Digital edition (revised) 2017: Islington Heritage Service Islington A-D Islington E-K (this page) Islington L-R Islington S-Z EAGLE COURT, St. John’s Lane. Was there in 1720, Eagle Court Board School 1874-1918. Day Continuation School, 1923. Used later by the College for …

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Islington

Streets with a story – The book of Islington by Eric A Willats FLA. The introduction can be found here First published 1986: Islington Local History Education Trust Digital edition (revised) 2017: Islington Heritage Service Islington A-D (this page) Islington E-K Islington L-R Islington S-Z Abbot’s Close, N1 Aberdeen Lane, N5 Aberdeen Park, N5 Aberdeen Road, …

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Islington Streets – an introduction

Note: This is added for completeness since the original work finished in 1986 and the new edition is requesting contributions. Streets with a story – The book of Islington by Eric A Willats FLA. First published 1986: Islington Local History Education Trust Digital edition (revised) 2017: Islington Heritage Service PREFACE The idea of this work, …

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White Conduit Fields

White Conduit Fields in Islington was an early venue for cricket and several major matches are known to have been played there in the 18th century. It was the original home of the White Conduit Club, forerunner of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The cricket field was adjacent to the former White Conduit House, immediately south …

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White Conduit Street, N1

N.B. Clicking on map markers take you to articles on the main website White Conduit Street was laid out and built up with houses and tenements from the mid-1790s. It was subsequently extended north of the Penton Estate to link up with Cloudesley Road in Islington, but has now been reduced to a short dead-end. …

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1805: Islington

Dent’s 1805 map of Islington shows each property and field boundary and even indicates the layout of the gardens and trees. A vignette in the lower right corner shows a view of Canonbury from 1821. The note at lower left reports the increase in building over the last seven years and the population growth. Copyright and …

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