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Barnsbury, Islington

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Barnsbury, Islington

Barnsbury is an area of north London in the London Borough of Islington, in the N1 postal districts. The name is a corruption of villa de Iseldon Berners (1274), being so called after the Berners family: powerful medieval manorial lords who gained ownership of a large part of Islington after the Norman Conquest. The area of Barnsbury was predominantly rural until the early nineteenth century.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyIslington
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ3084
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Barnsbury, Islington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Barnsbury, sta. on N. London Ry., 1 mile N. of King's Cross sta., London, Middlesex.

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