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Bloomsbury

Church Records

Churches are listed under Holborn

Description and Travel

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"BLOOMSBURY, a parish included within the borough of Finsbury, London, in the county of Middlesex, about 1 mile to the N.E. of St. Paul's. It formed part of the adjoining parish of St. Giles until 1730, when, on the erection of St. George's church, it was severed, and constituted an independent parish by authority of parliament." (There is more of this description).

Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003; intended for personal use only, so please respect the conditions of use.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bloomsbury has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Land and Property

Much of Bloomsbury was developed as part of the estates of the Duke of Bedford. The current Bedford Estates has a brief histories of the estate and the Blloomsbury area. The estate archive is at Woburn Abbey.