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On maps and in minds:
The boundaries of Stoke
Newington
Amir Dotan
Who cares about
boundaries anyway???!
Stoke Newington
Disclaimer
I am not here today to tell you if you live in
Stoke Newington or not
Google, where is Stoke Newington?
RightMove, where is Stoke Newington?
“I live in Mildmay Grove North. When I first moved
to the area years ago I used to tell people I live in
Canonbury. These d...
Mike Hall
Is Stoke
Newington
East or
North
London?
Where is ‘your’ Stoke
Newington?
“That’s Stamford Hill,
not Stoke Newington”
In 2014 new ward boundaries were introduced in Hackney
“Stamford Hill is an area of Inner London.The
neighbourhood is a sub-district of Hackney”
Is it all of N16?
The old parish?
The old borough?
Is it the ‘Stoke Newington’
constituency boundaries?
Proposed 2018Current
It used to be (fairly) easy to
know where were the
boundaries of Stoke Newington
1734 - The Demesne of the Manor of Stoke Newington
Demesne: A piece of land attached to a manor and retained by the owner ...
1814 - Parish boundaries
1846 - St Mary
Stoke Newington
parish boundaries
1734 1814 1846
Sir John Johnson Runtz - First Mayor
of Stoke Newington 1900-1
First Stoke Newington Town Hall,
Milton Grove 1900-37
1900-1965
Metropolitan
Borough of
Stoke
Newington
boundaries
Metropolitan Borough of Stoke
Newington (1900-65)
Metropolitan Borough of Hackney
(1900-65)
1916 Wards
1935 street directory
Stoke Newington Road (1-175 odd)
High Street (17-217 odd)
Pre-1965:
‘Borough of
Hackney’
Since 1965:
’London
Borough of
Hackney’
Stoke Newington
Hackney
Shoreditch
London Borough of
Kingsland??
An ill-defined district
since 1965
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington
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A talk by Amir Dotan. Presented in the 8th Stoke Newington History Talks event, Nov 14th, 2018 in St Matthias Halls, Stoke Newington.

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On Maps and in Minds: The Boundaries of Stoke Newington

  1. 1. On maps and in minds: The boundaries of Stoke Newington Amir Dotan
  2. 2. Who cares about boundaries anyway???!
  3. 3. Stoke Newington
  4. 4. Disclaimer I am not here today to tell you if you live in Stoke Newington or not
  5. 5. Google, where is Stoke Newington?
  6. 6. RightMove, where is Stoke Newington?
  7. 7. “I live in Mildmay Grove North. When I first moved to the area years ago I used to tell people I live in Canonbury. These days I say I live in Dalston”
  8. 8. Mike Hall
  9. 9. Is Stoke Newington East or North London?
  10. 10. Where is ‘your’ Stoke Newington?
  11. 11. “That’s Stamford Hill, not Stoke Newington”
  12. 12. In 2014 new ward boundaries were introduced in Hackney
  13. 13. “Stamford Hill is an area of Inner London.The neighbourhood is a sub-district of Hackney”
  14. 14. Is it all of N16?
  15. 15. The old parish?
  16. 16. The old borough?
  17. 17. Is it the ‘Stoke Newington’ constituency boundaries? Proposed 2018Current
  18. 18. It used to be (fairly) easy to know where were the boundaries of Stoke Newington
  19. 19. 1734 - The Demesne of the Manor of Stoke Newington Demesne: A piece of land attached to a manor and retained by the owner for their own use.
  20. 20. 1814 - Parish boundaries
  21. 21. 1846 - St Mary Stoke Newington parish boundaries
  22. 22. 1734 1814 1846
  23. 23. Sir John Johnson Runtz - First Mayor of Stoke Newington 1900-1 First Stoke Newington Town Hall, Milton Grove 1900-37
  24. 24. 1900-1965 Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington boundaries
  25. 25. Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington (1900-65) Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (1900-65) 1916 Wards
  26. 26. 1935 street directory
  27. 27. Stoke Newington Road (1-175 odd) High Street (17-217 odd)
  28. 28. Pre-1965: ‘Borough of Hackney’ Since 1965: ’London Borough of Hackney’
  29. 29. Stoke Newington Hackney Shoreditch
  30. 30. London Borough of Kingsland??
  31. 31. An ill-defined district since 1965

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