|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.
|Newington Green Road, Islington.
|The Holloway Road in the early years of the 20th Century.
|St John's Gate, Clerkenwell.
|The Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington.
|The Caledonian Road in 1902.
|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 ?
|The Caledonian Road.
|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.
|The Agricultural Hall, Islington.
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