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London Borough of Islington in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Newington Green

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 2, 2018
1. Newington Green Marker
Inscription.  
Building Memories   A Guide to Newington Green   Islington
1480 Medieval village in Middlesex Forest clearing
1500
1530 – 40s Henry VIII kept his concubines in Bishop’s Palace at northeast corner
1530 – 40s Henry VIII stayed at hunting lodge on south side
1600
1658 52 – 55 Newington Green built
1660s A place for secret activities of non-conformists
1689 Act of Toleration
1690s Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe
1690s Civet cats raised on green for perfume industry
1700
1708 Chapel built by the non-conformists
1741 Common well on Green
1742 Green was enclosed with railings
1758 - 91 Richard Price, chamel minister lived at 54 Newington Green
1763 Samuel Rogers, poet, born at 52 Newington Green
1780s Mary Wollstonecraft lived on the Green and ran a school
1800
1802 Anna Laetitia Barbauld moves to Newington Green
1850s North London Railway constructed to south
1880s Green planted with London plane tee
1880s – 1930s Piano making at the Factory
1883 – 1946 Mildmay
Newington Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 2, 2018
2. Newington Green
Cottage Hospital & Nurses Home built
1890s First school built
1892 National & Provincial Bank
1900
1900 Mildmay Club built
1900s Arbour Leaf Company, flower makers, at no. 31
1930s Second school built
1936 China Inland Mission built
1939 – 45 WWII bomb shelter under the Green School bombed
1940s First stage of Turkish Cypriot immigration
1940s Third school built
1955 – 74 Second stage of Turkish Cypriot immigration
1970 Hathersage Coury built
1970 Newington Green designated a Conservation Area
1970s Early muppet puppets mad at green
1995 Holland House built by the Peabody Trust
2000
2003 China Inland Mission redeveloped as student accomodation
2003 Regeneration of Newington Green commenced
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 51° 33.088′ N, 0° 5.123′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Islington, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Newington Green and Ferntower Road, on the right when traveling north on Newington Green. Located in Newington Green Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Islington, England N16 9PX, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Wollstonecraft (within shouting distance of
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this marker); George Leybourne (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); First World War Islington 1914-1918 (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); a different marker also named First World War Islington 1914-1918 (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); a different marker also named First World War Islington 1914-1918 (approx. one kilometer away); Sir Hugh Myddelton (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Holy Trinity Hoxton War Memorial (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Linale House (approx. 2.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Islington.
 
Also see . . .  Newington Green on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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