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  1. Tudor mansions and pig swinging – the surprising history of ...

    May 18, 2018 · In London's East End, the borough of Hackney is in a constant state of flux. Dr Matthew Green recounts a local history replete with gleaming palaces, pig swinging and baby massages.

  2. Hackney | London City Hall

    The London Borough of Hackney is in north-east London, and is the fastest growing borough in east London. Much of Hackney maintains its inner-city character. However, this is changing, for example large housing estates in Dalston now sit side-by-side with gated communities. The historical and administrative heart of Hackney is the area known as ...

  3. Man stabbed on packed London Overground train at Hackney central. ... This London area has seen the highest 20-year house price growth in UK.

  4. Hackney: Judaism | British History Online

    Increasing immigration from London had by c. 1880 brought perhaps 5,000 Jews to Hackney, Dalston, and neighbouring parts of Islington. (fn. 14) Thence the more prosperous tended to move farther north to Stamford Hill, Highbury, and Stoke Newington, while southern Hackney received an overspill from Stepney and Bethnal Green.

  5. Properties For Sale in Hackney | Rightmove

    A spacious 2080 sq ft Penthouse in London's newest and most iconic development. Designed by the famous Foster + Partners, this residential tower will become an iconic figure across the London skyline when it completes in early 2019. This 38th floor penthouse is NW facing and sits in the heart of ...

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  8. Clapton, London - Wikipedia

    In 1965 Hackney merged with the boroughs of Shoreditch and Stoke Newington to form the modern London Borough of Hackney, part of a new larger county of Greater London. Upper and Lower Clapton Edit Clapton was a linear hamlet covering an extended roadside area.

  9. Cockney - Wikipedia

    A Cockney is a certain type of Londoner: particularly, from the East End of London or, traditionally, born within the sound of Bow Bells. Cockney also commonly refers to the distinctive dialect of English used in those areas of London, and now elsewhere among the working class of the home counties.

  10. Obituaries & Death Notices in London - Funeral Guide

    Obituaries & obituary notices in London. Search by name or location to find online obituaries.