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Terry Foreman  •  Link

Hackney was a parish in the ancient county of Middlesex. The parish church of St John-at-Hackney, was built in 1789, replacing the nearby former 16th century parish church dedicated to St Augustine (pulled down in 1798).

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Monday 25 April 1664

"... I took my wife by coach out through the city, ... but took her out at White Chapel, and to Bednal Green; so to Hackney, where I have not been many a year, since a little child I boarded there."

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Adam Dant has created a map of Hackney which shows where interesting historical sites are located. The map goes on sale in June 2018. However, a free version is available here, along with a list of many buildings Pepys' followers will recognize:

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