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Click for bigger image. Fancy meddling with time and space? We recently asked you to merge the past, present and future of our city in imaginative ways. It could be a drawing, painting, manipulated photograph, or even a map.
London's topographical entities have a tendency to shift over time.
Victorian London - Markets - Metropolitan Cattle Market, Copenhagen Fields
Anglican Churches in Islington, Middlesex in 1890
View of Pentonville Prison. Illustrated London News 2 (7 January 1843): 1. Scanned image, text, and commentary by Philip V.
Is the site for only British notable abodes? No, any notable abode anywhere in the world is welcome. What constitutes notable?
London in the 17th Century The City of London has suffered numerous outbreaks of plague over the centuries, but it is the last major outbreak which is remembered most; The Great Plague of London. Between 1665 and 1666, 60,000 people - a fifth of the population of London - died from it.
by the Brewery History Society
Copyright © 2004 the Brewery History Society Just over two centuries ago, in 1802, a man called John Feltham, bought out a guidebook called The Picture of London which included three pages on "The Porter Brewery" (using "brewery" in the 18th-century sense of "brewing industry").
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Islington is just under six square miles and is one of the smallest of the thirteen inner London boroughs. It is situated on the north side of the Thames, surrounded by Stoke Newington, Camden, Hackney, Haringey and the City. In the Anglo-Saxon charter of AD 1000 it is referred to as ‘Gislandune’ and later in the Domesday Book as ‘Isendone’ and ‘Iseldone’, which probably means the lower town or fort.
President: Gary Heather Secretary: Mick Gilgunn A new banner for Islington TUC