London Borough of Islington
This north London Borough contains the following districts: Angel; Archway; Ashburton Grove;
Barnsbury; Canonbury; Clerkenwell; Finsbury; Finsbury Park; Highbury; Holloway; Islington;
Kings Cross; Newington Green; Pentonville; St Luke's; Tufnell Park.
Old Postcard, Newington Green Road, London
Newington Green Road, Islington.
London, Holloway Road
The Holloway Road in the early years of the 20th Century.
London, Clerkenwell, St John's Gate

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St John's Gate, Clerkenwell.
Islington, Royal Agricultural Hall
The Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington.
Caledonian Road, Islington
The Caledonian Road in 1902.
London, Highgate, Archway
London, Highgate, Archway
Two old postcards of the Archway - follow this link for more information.
Did You Know.... that Kenneth Williams, the British comic actor
and star of the "Carry On" films, was born in Bingfield Street, King's
Cross in 1926 ?
London, Caledonian Road
The Caledonian Road.
Holloway Castle, London
Holloway Castle (HM Prison) and Highbury Athenaeum. The Highbury Athenaeum was opened in 1882 as a
literary or scientific club, and the building was also licensed for music 1882-9, having a concert hall on the
ground floor holding 1,060, and a music hall above.  It closed c. 1920, and the building was acquired by the
Rank film company in the late 1930s to make second features to train young directors and actors.
Associated with it was a charm school for young actresses. The studio closed c. 1950 and the building was
taken over to make I.T.V. programmes for a few years. It was demolished in 1963 and replaced by flats.
St Mary's Church, Islington, London
St Mary's Church, Islington.
Agricultural Hall, Islington
The Agricultural Hall, Islington.
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