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Bloomsbury, Camden

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Bloomsbury, Camden

Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area. It is notable for its array of garden squares, literary connections (exemplified by the Bloomsbury Group) and numerous cultural, educational and healthcare institutions.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyCamden
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ3082
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Bloomsbury, Camden has been known in the past

St George Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury, Camden in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

St George Bloomsbury, eccl. dist., forming part of St Giles in the Fields and St George Bloomsbury par., Middlesex, in bor. of Finsbury, pop. 16,541.

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