Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newington Green like this:

NEWINGTON-GREEN, a metropolitan suburb in Islington and Stoke-Newington parishes, Middlesex; adjacent to the New river and to the Newington-Road station of the North London railway, 2¾ miles N by E of St. Paul's. It derived the latter part of its name from asquare green, edificed along the sides by old irregularlybuilt houses. An occasional residence of Henry VIII.was here; and a lane going hence to Ball's Pond is stillcalled Henry VIII. 's walk. A seat of the Hallidays and the Mildmays, latterly called Mil...

dmay House, also was here. A Unitarian chapel is on the N side, and had Drs. Aikin and Price for ministers. V. Knox was a native, and Mrs. Barbauld was a resident.

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Travel writing

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