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Historical Markers and War Memorials in London Borough of Islington

 
City Road Turnpike Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 20, 2018
City Road Turnpike Marker - Wide View
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1United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — City Road TurnpikeHistoric Site
City Road Turnpike stood near here 1766-1864 — Map (db m115548) HM
2United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Dadabhai Naoroji
Historic Site The First Asian Elected To The House Of Commons Was Dadabhai Naoroji He Represented Central Finsbury For The Liberal Party From 1892-1895 — Map (db m118772) HM
3United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Duncan Terrace Gardens
A brief history of Duncan Terrace Gardens Duncan Terrace Gardens form an important link in the New River Walk series of green spaces. The New River was an open water conduit built in 1613 to bring drinking water from Hertfordshire to London. . . . — Map (db m118728) HM
4United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Finsbury War Memorial
Borough of Finsbury In the Name of God the Most High and to Enshrine in Perpetual Love and Reverence the Glorious Memory of the Men of This Borough Who in Death Made the Supreme Sacrifice for Their King, Their Country, and Their . . . — Map (db m118347) WM
5United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — First World War Islington 1914-1918 — Elmore Street —
First World War Islington 1914-1918 This plaque commemorates the men who lived in this street and lost their lives in the First World War Harry G. Brookes: aged 26 Died of wounds, 5 January 1918, in England Horace C. Dunn: aged 39 . . . — Map (db m116910) HM
6United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — First World War Islington 1914-1918 — Southgate Road —
First World War Islington 1914-1918 This plaque commemorates the men who lived in this street and lost their lives in the First World War James L. Blake: aged 20   Killed in action, 25 September 1917, in Belgium · Thomas L. Blake: aged 24   . . . — Map (db m121931) WM
7United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — First World War Islington 1914-1918 — Englefield Road —
First World War Islington 1914-1918 This plaque commemorates the men who lived in this street and lost their lives in the First World War Henry S. Lowry: aged 27   Died of wounds, 13 April 1918, in France Leslie W. Thacker: aged 20   Died of . . . — Map (db m121932) WM
8United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Fortune Theatre
Good Master Edward Alleyn's Fortune Theatre stood on a site near here in 1600 — Map (db m115361) HM
9United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Frieze from W. Bryer & Sons — Gold Refiners —
This frieze was removed from numbers 53 and 54 Barbican when it was demolished in 1962 and re-erected by the Corporation of London in 1975. Numbers 53 and 54 Barbican were the premises of W. Bryer & Sons Gold Refiners and assayers whose trade is . . . — Map (db m118509) HM
10United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — George Leybourne
George Leybourne “Champagne Charlie” 1842 – 1884 Music Hall Comedian lived and died here — Map (db m116909) HM
11United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Mary Wollstonecraft
London Borough of Islington Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 – 1797 Writer, teacher and feminist Opened a school for girls near this site in 1784 — Map (db m120420) HM
12United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Newington Green
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 . . . — Map (db m118202) HM
13United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Priss Fotheringham
Priss Fotheringham Lived here and was ranked the second best whore in the city. “The Wand’ring Whore” 1660 Mad in England — Map (db m117172) HM
14United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Regent’s Canal
Regent’s Canal   Islington Maiden Lane Bridge to Sturts Lock History The eight and a half mile long Regent’s Canal was planned by Thomas Homer, a local businessman who saw the potential of a new waterway to link the Grand Junction . . . — Map (db m118727) HM
15United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Regents Canal
A brief history of Regents Canal The Regent's Canal is a 13.5km watercourse that extends from Little Venice in the west to Limehouse Basin in the east. Constructed as part of the Grand Union Canal system, it was the inspiration of engineer . . . — Map (db m118725) HM
16United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Sir Hugh Myddelton
Sir Hugh Myddelton B. 1555 D. 1631 ( back ) The Statue Presented by Sir Samuel Morton Peto Bart., M.P. the Pedestal and Fountains Contributed by Voluntary Subscription Aided by A Grant from the Vestry Of Islington . . . — Map (db m118258) HM
17United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — The York
The York Until the late 18th Century, the site of The York was open fields and part of a farm. In 1838 the premises of The York was a private house belonging to the Pullen and Rhodes families; dairy cows once grazed up to the back door. The house . . . — Map (db m118506) HM
18United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Whitecross Debtors Prison (1813-1870)Mad in England
Warm-hearted Nell Gwynne, in her will, desired her natural son, the Duke of St. Albans, to lay out £20 a year to release poor debtors out of prison, and this sum was distributed every Christmas Day to the inmates of Whitecross Street Prison. — Map (db m116086) HM
19United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — William Nicholson
William Nicholson (1824-1909) Distiller, Politician, Cricket Player, Benefactor This alehouse is part of the Nicholson’s Heritage Collection. They’re all different, yet they all owe something to the man who founded them. William Nicholson . . . — Map (db m118507) HM
 
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