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Abney Park cemetery is one of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries in London, England.
Academy schools are state-funded schools in England which are directly funded by the Department for Education and independent of local authority control.
Alexandra, informally abbreviated to Alex, is a township in the Gauteng province of South Africa.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
Alfred the Great (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
"Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn published in 1779, with words written by the English poet and Anglican clergyman John Newton (1725–1807).
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Arcola Theatre is an Off West End theatre in the London Borough of Hackney.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Augustine of Canterbury (born first third of the 6th century – died probably 26 May 604) was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 597.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.
Baron Amherst of Hackney, in the County of London, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Brickearth is a term originally used to describe superficial windblown deposits found in southern England.
Bridgetown (UN/LOCODE: BB BGI) is the capital and largest city of Barbados.
BSix Sixth Form College: Brooke House is a sixth form college located in Upper Clapton, London in the United Kingdom.
Bush Hill Park is a London Overground station on the branch of the Lea Valley lines, serving the neighbourhood of Bush Hill Park in the London Borough of Enfield, north London.
Cafe Oto is a venue for free jazz, experimental and free improvisation performances located in the Dalston district of London, United Kingdom.
The car-free movement is a broad, informal, emergent network of individuals and organizations including social activists, urban planners and others brought together by a shared belief that large and/or high-speed motorized vehicles (cars, trucks, tractor units, motorcycles,...) are too dominant in most modern cities.
The Catuvellauni were a Celtic tribe or state of southeastern Britain before the Roman conquest, attested by inscriptions into the 4th century.
Coincident full censuses have taken place in the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom every ten years since 1801, with the exceptions of 1941 (during the Second World War) and Ireland in 1921.
Charing Cross is a junction in London, England, where six routes meet.
Cheshunt is a National Rail and London Overground station in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England.
Chingford is a London Overground station located in Chingford in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, east London.
A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.
The Church of St John-at-Hackney is in the heart of the London Borough of Hackney with a large capacity of around 2,000.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
Clapton is a London Overground station on the Chingford branch of the Lea Valley lines, located in Upper Clapton in the London Borough of Hackney, north London.
Clapton Square in Hackney Central and/or Lower Clapton is the second largest garden square in the London Borough of Hackney as exceeded by De Beauvoir Square.
Clissold Park is an open space in Stoke Newington, in the London Borough of Hackney.
The coat of arms of the London Borough of Hackney is the official heraldic arms of the London Borough of Hackney.
In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.
A council house is a form of public or social housing built by local municipalities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
Crossrail 2 is a proposed rail route in South East England, running from nine stations in Surrey to three in Hertfordshire, providing a new North-South rail link across London.
Dalston is a district of East London, England, north east of Charing Cross.
Dalston Junction is an inter-modal rail and bus transport interchange in Dalston, London.
Dalston Kingsland railway station is a railway station on the North London Line in London, England.
Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.
De Beauvoir Town is a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Hackney, north of the City of London.
Diane Julie Abbott (born 27 September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who was appointed Shadow Home Secretary in October 2016.
A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.
Directly elected mayors in England and Wales are local government executive leaders who have been directly elected by the people who live in a local authority area.
The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.
The E (Eastern) postcode area, also known as the London E postcode area, is the part of the London post town covering much of the east of Greater London, England as well as Sewardstone, Essex.
The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.
East London is a popularly and informally defined part of London, capital of the United Kingdom, lying east of the ancient City and north of the River Thames.
The East London line is part of the London Overground, running north to south through the East, Docklands and South areas of London.
The EC (Eastern Central) postcode area, also known as the London EC postal area, is a group of postcode districts in central London, England.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Enfield Town is one of three northern termini of the Lea Valley lines on the London Overground network in England.
English Renaissance theatre—also known as early modern English theatre and Elizabethan theatre—refers to the theatre of England between 1562 and 1642.
Ermine Street is the name of a major Roman road in England that ran from London (Londinium) to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) and York (Eboracum).
Essex is a county in the East of England.
An ethnic group, or an ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, history, society, culture or nation.
The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
In England, local authorities are required to adopt one of three types of executive arrangements, which govern how decisions will be made within the council.
The Finsbury Division was one of four divisions of the Hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, England.
Finsbury Park is a public park in the London neighbourhood of Harringay.
The Forest of Middlesex was an ancient woodland covering much of the county of Middlesex, England that was north of the City of London and now forms the northern part of Greater London.
Gainsborough Pictures was a British film studio based on the south bank of the Regent's Canal, in Poole Street, Hoxton in the former Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch, London.
In its modern form, a gated community (or walled community) is a form of residential community or housing estate containing strictly controlled entrances for pedestrians, bicycles, and automobiles, and often characterized by a closed perimeter of walls and fences.
Göttingen (Low German: Chöttingen) is a university city in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Geffrye Museum of the Home is located on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch, London.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings George I, George II, George III and George IV.
The Giara horse (Sardinian: Cuaddeddu de sa Jara, Cavallino della Giara) is a horse breed native to the island of Sardinia.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.
The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for publicly accessible parks and green spaces in the United Kingdom.
Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
The Gunpowder Plot of 1605, in earlier centuries often called the Gunpowder Treason Plot or the Jesuit Treason, was a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England and VI of Scotland by a group of provincial English Catholics led by Robert Catesby.
Hackney is a parish in the historic county of Middlesex.
The Hackney Brook is one of the subterranean rivers of London.
A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or automobile for hire.
Hackney Central is the central district of the London Borough of Hackney in London, England.
Hackney Central is a station on the North London Line in the district of Hackney Central, East London.
Hackney City Farm is a city farm and independent alternative school in Haggerston in the London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England.
The Hackney Cut is an artificial channel of the Lee Navigation built in England in 1769 by the River Lea Trustees to straighten and improve the Navigation.
Hackney was a local government district within the metropolitan area of London, England from 1855 to 1894.
Hackney Downs is a London Overground and National Rail station on the Lea Valley Lines forming part of the West Anglia Main Line, serving Hackney Downs, east London.
The Hackney Empire is a theatre on Mare Street, in the London Borough of Hackney, built in 1901 as a music hall.
Hackney Marshes is an area of grassland on the western bank of the River Lea in the London Borough of Hackney.
Hackney North and Stoke Newington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom since 1987 by Diane Abbott of the Labour Party, who has served as Shadow Home Secretary since 6 October 2016.
Hackney South and Shoreditch is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Meg Hillier of the Labour Party and of the Co-operative Party.
Hackney Wick is an area of east London in the London Borough of Hackney and Tower Hamlets, adjacent to the boundary with Old Ford in Tower Hamlets.
Hackney Wick is a station on the North London Line in the area of Hackney Wick, East London.
Haggerston is a long straight neighbourhood in London, Greater London, England, is considered part of London’s East End.
Haggerston is a station on the East London Line and connecting South London Line in Haggerston within the London Borough of Hackney, Greater London.
Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.
Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
The Hertford Union Canal or Duckett's Cut is just over long in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England.
Homerton is a district in East London, England, in the London Borough of Hackney.
Homerton is a station on the North London Line in the district of Homerton, East London and the station and all trains serving it are operated by London Overground.
Homerton University Hospital is a hospital in Homerton, Hackney, east London.
Hornsey was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex.
Hoxton is an area of East London, part of the London Borough of Hackney, England.
Hoxton Hall is a community centre and performance space in Hoxton, at 130 Hoxton Street, in the London Borough of Hackney.
Hoxton is a station on the East London Line in the London Borough of Hackney, Greater London.
Industrial heritage refers to the physical remains of the history of technology and industry, such as manufacturing and mining sites, as well as power and transportation infrastructure.
Inner London is the name for the group of London boroughs which form the interior part of Greater London and are surrounded by Outer London.
Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington.
Jennette Arnold, OBE is a Labour and Co-operative Party politician and member of the London Assembly representing the London Boroughs of Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
Joseph Priestley FRS (– 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English Separatist theologian, natural philosopher, chemist, innovative grammarian, multi-subject educator, and liberal political theorist who published over 150 works.
The kingdom of the East Saxons (Ēast Seaxna Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Saxonum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Essex, was one of the seven traditional kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
Kingsland Road is the name given to an East London stretch of the A10 road within the London Borough of Hackney in England.
The Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (Ordo Fratrum Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani), also known as the Order of Saint John, Order of Hospitallers, Knights Hospitaller, Knights Hospitalier or Hospitallers, was a medieval Catholic military order.
The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar or simply as Templars, were a Catholic military order recognised in 1139 by papal bull Omne Datum Optimum of the Holy See.
The Kurds (rtl, Kurd) or the Kurdish people (rtl, Gelî kurd), are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of southeastern Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), northwestern Iran (Eastern Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Southern Kurdistan), and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan).
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
The Lea Valley lines are two commuter lines and two branches in North East London, so named because they run along the Lower Lea Valley of the River Lea.
The Lee Navigation is a canalised river incorporating the River Lea (also called the River Lee along the sections that are navigable).
Norton Folgate was a liberty within the metropolitan area of London, England, located between the Bishopsgate ward of the City of London to the south, the parish of St Leonard, Shoreditch to the north and the parish of Spitalfields to the east.
Greater London is divided into five sub-regions for the purposes of the London Plan.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London, in the ward of Bishopsgate.
London is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The London Assembly is an elected body, part of the Greater London Authority, that scrutinises the activities of the Mayor of London and has the power, with a two-thirds majority, to amend the Mayor's annual budget and to reject the Mayor's draft statutory strategies.
The London Borough of Barnet is a suburban London borough in North London, England, with some districts within North West London forming part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Haringey (pronounced, same as Harringay) is a London borough in North London, classified by some definitions as part of Inner London, and by others as part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Islington is a London borough in Inner London, England.
The London Borough of Newham is a London borough formed from the former Essex county boroughs of West Ham and East Ham, within east London, the name being a portmanteau word reflecting its creation while combining the compass points of the old borough names.
The London Borough of Redbridge is a London borough in East London, England.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is a London borough in North East London, England.
The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London).
The London Clay Formation is a marine geological formation of Ypresian (early Eocene Epoch, c. 56–49 Ma) age which crops out in the southeast of England.
London Fields is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley Lines, serving the district of London Fields in the London Borough of Hackney, east London.
London Overground (also known simply as the Overground) is a suburban rail network serving London and its environs.
Lower Clapton is a district of East London in the London Borough of Hackney, lying immediately north of Hackney Central, the borough's administrative and retail centre.
The Maltese cross is the cross symbol associated with the Order of St. John since 1567, with the Knights Hospitaller and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and by extension with the island of Malta.
The mayor of Hackney is a directly elected mayor responsible for the executive function of Hackney London Borough Council in London, England.
Margaret Olivia Hillier (born 14 February 1969) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney South and Shoreditch at the 2005 general election, and was a junior government minister (2007–10) and was succeeded by Caroline Flint as Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in the Labour Party October 2011 reshuffle.
The Metropolis Management Act 1855 (18 & 19 Vict. c.120) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that created the Metropolitan Board of Works, a London-wide body to co-ordinate the construction of the city's infrastructure.
The Metropolitan Board of Works (MBW) was the principal instrument of London-wide government from December 1855 until the establishment of the London County Council in March 1889.
A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county.
Bethnal Green was a civil parish and a metropolitan borough in the East End of London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Hackney was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
The Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1899 and 1965, when it was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington and the Metropolitan Borough of Hackney to form the London Borough of Hackney.
The Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington was a metropolitan borough in the County of London between 1900 and 1965 when it became part of the London Borough of Hackney.
The Middle Saxons or Middel Seaxe were a people whose territory later became, with somewhat contracted boundaries, the county of Middlesex, England.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
The N (Northern) postcode area, also known as the London N postcode area, is the part of the London post town covering part of North London, England.
The New River is an artificial waterway in England, opened in 1613 to supply London with fresh drinking water taken from the River Lea and from Chadwell Springs and Amwell Springs (which ceased to flow by the end of the nineteenth century), and other springs and wells along its course.
The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War.
Newington Green Unitarian Church (NGUC) in north London is one of England's oldest Unitarian churches.
Nobility is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
North East is a constituency of the London Assembly.
The North London line is a railway line of the London Overground, which passes through the inner suburbs of north London, England.
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) is a non-ministerial department of the UK government, reporting to Parliament.
"Oranges and Lemons" is a traditional English nursery rhyme and singing game which refers to the bells of several churches, all within or close to the City of London.
The Order of St John, formally the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (l'ordre très vénérable de l'Hôpital de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem) and also known as St John International, is a British royal order of chivalry first constituted in 1888 by royal charter from Queen Victoria.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Our Lady's Convent High School is a Roman Catholic secondary school for girls situated in Stamford Hill, in the London Borough of Hackney.
The London Borough of Hackney, one of the inner London boroughs, has 62 parks, gardens and open spaces within its boundaries, totalling 330 ha.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (6 June 1879 – 23 March 1957) was an English town planner.
Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.
The Piccadilly line is a London Underground line that runs between in suburban north London and in the west, where it divides into two branches: one of these runs to Heathrow Airport and the other to in northwest London, with some services terminating at.
In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.
Presnensky District (Пре́сненский райо́н), commonly called Presnya (Пре́сня), is a district of Central Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia.
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London, United Kingdom, is a sporting complex built for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics, situated to the east of the city adjacent to the Stratford City development.
Sir Ralph Sadler PC, Knight banneret (1507 – 30 March 1587; also spelled Sadleir, Sadlier) was an English statesman, who served Henry VIII as Privy Councillor, Secretary of State and ambassador to Scotland.
Rambam Health Care Campus (רמב"ם - הקריה הרפואית לבריאות האדם) commonly called Rambam Hospital, is a hospital in the Bat Galim neighborhood of Haifa, Israel founded in 1938, 10 years before the establishment of the State of Israel.
Rectory Road is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley Lines in the West Hackney area of the London Borough of Hackney, north London.
Regent's Canal is a canal across an area just north of central London, England.
The Rio Cinema is a Grade II listed independent Art Deco cinema in east London.
The River Lea in England originates in Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow Creek.
Robert Aske (24 February 1619 – 27 January 1689) was a merchant in the City of London.
Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign state in the Lesser Antilles island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lies in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Samuel Courtauld (1793 – 22 March 1881) was an English industrialist who developed his family firm, Courtaulds, to become one of the leading names in the textile business in Britain.
Samuel Hoare Jr (9 August 1751 – 14 July 1825) was a wealthy British Quaker banker and abolitionist born in Stoke Newington, then to the north of London.
Shoreditch is a district and Church of England parish in the borough of Hackney in Greater London, England and is part of both Central London and the East End.
Shoreditch (St Leonard) was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex.
Shoreditch High Street is the old main street of Shoreditch, London.
Shoreditch High Street is a London Overground station in both Shoreditch and Bethnal Green, East End of London.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
South Hackney is a district in the London Borough of Hackney situated north east of Charing Cross.
South Hornsey was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1865 to 1900.
St Augustine's Tower stands in St John's Church Gardens, in Hackney Central, in the London Borough of Hackney, just off the southern end of the Narrow Way (formerly Church Street).
St George's Hospital is a teaching hospital in Tooting, London.
The Church of St John the Baptist, Hoxton, usually known as St John's Hoxton, is an English urban Anglican parish church in Hoxton, within the London Borough of Hackney.
Stamford Hill is a district in the London Borough of Hackney in north-east London, England, located about 5.5 miles north-east of Charing Cross.
Stamford Hill is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley Lines, serving the Stamford Hill area which straddles the boroughs of Hackney and the Haringey in north London.
Stoke Newington is an area occupying the north-west part of the London Borough of Hackney in north-east London.
Stoke Newington was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex.
Stoke Newington is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley lines, serving the Stoke Newington area in the London Borough of Hackney, north London.
Suresnes is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.
Sutton House is a Grade II*-listed Tudor manor house in Homerton High Street, Hackney, London, England.
A taxicab, also known as a taxi or a cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers, often for a non-shared ride.
The Towers of Hackney was one of many names used to describe a folk art sculpture park made out of large wooden structures in Dalston, London Borough of Hackney.
Thomas Sutton (1532–1611) was an English civil servant and businessman, born in Knaith, Lincolnshire.
The Tower Division was a Liberty in the ancient county of Middlesex, England.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
Transition Gallery is a contemporary art project space in Hackney, East London.
The Trinovantes or Trinobantes were one of the Celtic tribes of pre-Roman Britain.
The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.
Turkey Street is a London Overground station on the Southbury Loop section of the Lea Valley lines, located in the Bullsmoor area to the north of Enfield in north London.
Turkish people or the Turks (Türkler), also known as Anatolian Turks (Anadolu Türkleri), are a Turkic ethnic group and nation living mainly in Turkey and speaking Turkish, the most widely spoken Turkic language.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
Upper Clapton is a district in the London Borough of Hackney.
The Victoria Miro Gallery is a British contemporary art gallery in London, run by Victoria Miro.
Victoria Park (known colloquially as Vicky Park or the People's Park) is a park and neighbourhood in the East End of London, England.
Victoria Park is an park located in downtown London, Ontario, in Canada.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
The Vortex Jazz Club is a music venue in London, England, that primarily features live contemporary jazz.
West Hackney is a district of the London Borough of Hackney.
White British is an ethnicity classification used in the 2011 United Kingdom Census.
Woodberry Wetlands is a nature reserve and designated Site of Metropolitan Importance on the site of the East Reservoir in Stoke Newington, Hackney, London.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.