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Islington, Middlesex, England

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Category: Islington, Middlesex

This is a Freespace Page for information on ISLINGTON, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

Islington on NLS OS England and Wales 1892-1908 maps

Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington. It is a mainly residential district of Inner London, extending from Islington's High Street to Highbury Fields, encompassing the area around the busy High Street, Upper Street, Essex Road (former "Lower Street"), and Southgate Road to the east.

Islington grew as a sprawling Middlesex village along the line of the Great North Road, and has provided the name of the modern borough

Islington was part of Middlesex from 1837-1889
Islington was part of the County of London from 1889-1965
Islington became part of Greater London on 1 April 1965-Present Day.



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Historically, the principal areas of Islington were:

Islington Parishes

At various times the following parishes have been within Islington (see map):
1- Islington St Andrew (Poole's Park/Whitehill Park)
2- Islington St Stephen (Upper Holloway)
3- Islington St Mary the Less (Hornsey Rise)
4- Islington St Saviour (Tollington Park)
5- Islington St Peter (Highgate Hill)
6- Islington St John the Evangelist (Upper Holloway)
7- Islington St Paul (Upper Holloway)
8- Islington St Mark (Tollington Park)
9- Islington St Anne (Holloway/Poole's Park/Tollington Park)
10 Islington St Thomas the Apostle (Finsbury Park)
11 Islington All Saints (Upper Holloway)
12 Islington St George (Tufnell Park)
13 Islington Emmanuel (Hornsey Road)
14 Islington St Barnabas (Holloway)
15 Islington Christ Church (Highbury Grove)
16 Islington St John (Highbury Park/Vale)
17 Islington St Augustine (Highbury)
18 Islington St Luke (West Holloway)
19 Islington St James (Holloway)
20 Islington St Mary Magdelen (Holloway Road)
21 Islington St Saviour (Aberdeen Park)
22 Islington St Matthias (Caledonian Road)
23 Islington St David (Barnsbury)
24 Islington St Clement (Barnsbury)
25 Islington St Paul (Balls Pond)
26 Islington St Jude (Mildmay Park)
27 Islington St Michael (Caledonian Road)
28 Islington St Andrew (Thornhill Square)
29 Islington St Thomas (Barnsbury)
30 Islington Holy Trinity (Cloudesley Square)
31 Islington St Mary (Upper Street)
32 part of 31
33 Islington St Stephen (Canonbury Road)
34 Islington St Matthew (Essex Road)
35 Islington St John the Baptist (Cleveland Road)
36 Islington St Bartholomew (Shepperton Road)
37 Islington All Saints (Battle Bridge/Kings Cross/Caledonian Road)
38 Islington St Silas (Pentonville)
39 Islington St Peter (St Peter Street)
40 Islington St James the Apostle (Prebend Street)
41 Islington St Philip (Arlington Square)

Registration District and Enumeration Districts

The 1841 census was taken for the Finsbury Division of the Ossulstone Hundred. (Pieces 664 and 665 are the principle records for Islington). From 1851 onwards the census returns were made by various Enumeration Districts within the Registration District. The Registration District contained the sub-districts of Barnsbury, Highbury, Islington East, Islington North, Islington South, Islington South East, Islington South West, Islington West, Lower Holloway, Tolllington (Park), Tufnell (Park), Upper Holloway.

For general information on Middlesex see Middlesex Research Resources

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