These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Islington. You may be able to find further references to Islington in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||ISLINGTON||a metropolitan suburb, a parish, and a district||Imperial|
This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Islington.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||Balls Pond||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||Highbury||district||Bartholomew||HIGHBURY||a metropolitan suburb and a chapelry||Imperial||Holloway||railway station||Bartholomew||HOLLOWAY||a metropolitan suburb and nine chapelries||Imperial||Kingsland Green||district||Bartholomew||KINGSLAND-GREEN||a quondam hamlet, now a metropolitan suburb||Imperial||Lower Holloway||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||Mildmay Park||ecclesiastical district and railway station||Bartholomew||Pentonville (or Model) Prison||Bartholomew||Tollington Park||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||Tufnell Park||ecclesiastical district||Bartholomew||Upper Holloway||railway station||Bartholomew|
This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Islington within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.
|Traveller||Section||No. of Refs.||Charles Wesley||Jan. 2 - Apr. 30, 1739: London and Oxford||11||Charles Wesley||1738: Around London, and Oxfordshire||5||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 6, 1740: London,and then to Bristol||5||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 1: Overview and Suburbs||5||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||4||Charles Wesley||May 1 - Aug. 31, 1739: Gloucestershire and Bristol||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 2: The City||2||William Cobbett||Aug. 5th to 10th, 1823: Hampshire and Surrey||1||Charles Wesley||1745: London, Bristol and South Wales||1||Charles Wesley||1750: Bristol and London||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 5 (London), Part 3: The Court and Westminster||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Bristol to Plymouth||1||John Wesley||1737-8: Troubles in Georgia; Return to England||1||John Wesley||1739: Field-Preaching; "All the World my Parish"; Whitefield; Wales||1||John Wesley||1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions||1||Karl Moritz||Chapter 6: Around London||1||Karl Moritz||Chapter 7: St. Paul's Cathedral||1||Karl Moritz||Chapter 13: Northampton to London||1||Thomas Pennant||Enfield to London||1|
This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:
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