Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Finsbury

Finsbury, parl. bor., Middlesex, in N. of London, 1078 ac., pop. 198,694; consists of St Luke and Clerkenwell pars., Holborn dist., St Giles dist., &c., and returns 3 members -- 3 divisions, viz., Holborn, Central, and East, 1 member for each; its representation was increased in 1885, when its limits were reduced by the formation of Islington parl. bor.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parliamentary borough"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Middlesex AncC
Place: Finsbury

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