Old and New London: Volume 5

Covers many of the northern and western suburbs of London, from Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington in the west, to Kilburn and Highgate in the north, and Hackney, Tottenham and Stratford further east.

Old and New London. Originally published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, 1878.

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Edward Walford, 'Old and New London', in Old and New London: Volume 5, (London, 1878). British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/old-new-london/vol5 [accessed 29 May 2024].

Edward Walford. "Old and New London", in Old and New London: Volume 5, (London, 1878). British History Online, accessed May 29, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/old-new-london/vol5.

Walford, Edward. "Old and New London", in Old and New London: Volume 5, (London, 1878), British History Online. Web. 29 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/old-new-london/vol5.

Table of Contents

Title Page(s)
List of illustrations xi-xii
The western suburbs: Belgravia 1-14
The western suburbs: Knightsbridge 15-28
The Great Exhibition of 1851 28-39
Pimlico 39-49
Chelsea 50-70
Chelsea: The Hospital 70-84
Chelsea: Cremorne Gardens 84-100
West Brompton and the South Kensington Museum 100-117
The old court suburbs: Kensington 117-137
Kensington Palace 138-152
Kensington Gardens 152-161
Holland House and its history 161-177
Notting Hill and Bayswater 177-188
Tyburn and Tyburnia 188-203
Paddington 204-224
Underground London: Its railways, subways and sewers 224-242
Kilburn and St John's Wood 243-253
North Marylebone: History 254-262
The Regent's Park 262-286
Primrose Hill and Chalk Farm 287-300
Euston Road and Hampstead Road 301-309
Camden Town and Kentish Town 309-324
St Pancras 324-340
Somers Town and Euston Square 340-355
The Foundling Hospital and neighbourhood 356-368
Agar Town and the Midland Railway 368-373
The northern suburbs: Holloway 373-388
Highgate: Part 1 of 2 389-405
Highgate: Part 2 of 2 405-428
Hornsey 428-437
Hampstead: Caen Wood and north end 438-449
Hampstead: The Heath 449-462
Hampstead: The town 462-472
Hampstead: Literary associations 473-483
Hampstead: Rosslyn Hill 483-494
Hampstead: Belsize and Frognal 494-504
The northern suburbs: Haggerston and Hackney 505-524
The northern suburbs: Hoxton, Kingsland and Dalston 524-530
The northern suburbs: Stoke Newington and Stamford Hill 530-548
The northern suburbs: Tottenham and Edmonton 548-569
The northern suburbs: The Lea and Stratford-le-Bow 570-576