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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1860s
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OTHER HOLBORN ENTRIES

Holborn

Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.

The area's first mention is in a charter of Westminster Abbey, by King Edgar, dated to 959. This mentions 'the old wooden church of St Andrew' (St Andrew, Holborn). The name Holborn may be derived from the Middle English hol for hollow, and bourne, a brook, referring to the River Fleet as it ran through a steep valley to the east.

It was at first outside the City's jurisdiction and a part of Ossulstone Hundred in Middlesex. The original Bars were the boundary of the City of London from 1223, when the City's jurisdiction was extended beyond the Walls, at Newgate, into the suburb here, as far as the point where the Bars where erected, until 1994 when the border moved to the junction of Chancery Lane. In 1394 the Ward of Farringdon Without was created, but only the south side of Holborn was under its jurisdiction with some minor properties, such as parts of Furnival's Inn, on the northern side.

The Holborn District was created in 1855, consisting of the civil parishes and extra-parochial places of Glasshouse Yard, Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely Rents and Ely Place, St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr and St Sepulchre. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was created in 1900, consisting of the former area of the Holborn District and the St Giles District, excluding Glasshouse Yard and St Sepulchre, which went to the Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was abolished in 1965 and its area now forms part of the London Borough of Camden.

In the 18th century, Holborn was the location of the infamous Mother Clap's molly house but in the modern era High Holborn has become a centre for entertainment venues to suit more general tastes: 22 inns or taverns were recorded in the 1860s and the Holborn Empire, originally Weston's Music Hall, stood between 1857 and 1960, when it was pulled down after structural damage sustained in the Blitz. The theatre premièred the first full-length feature film in 1914, The World, the Flesh and the Devil, a 50-minute melodrama filmed in Kinemacolour.

Charles Dickens took up residence in Furnival's Inn, on the site of the former Prudential building designed by Alfred Waterhouse now named Holborn Bars. Dickens put his character Pip, in Great Expectations, in residence at Barnard's Inn opposite, now occupied by Gresham College. Staple Inn, notable as the promotional image for Old Holborn tobacco, is nearby. The three of these were Inns of Chancery. The most northerly of the Inns of Court, Gray's Inn, is in Holborn, as is Lincoln's Inn: the area has been associated with the legal professions since mediaeval times, and the name of the local militia (now Territorial Army unit, the Inns of Court & City Yeomanry) still reflects that. Subsequently the area diversified and become recognisable as the modern street.

A plaque stands at number 120 commemorating Thomas Earnshaw's invention of the Marine chronometer, which facilitated long-distance travel. At the corner of Hatton Garden was the old family department store of Gamages. Until 1992, the London Weather Centre was located in the street. The Prudential insurance company relocated in 2002. The Daily Mirror offices used to be directly opposite it, but the site is now occupied by Sainsbury's head office.

Hatton Garden, the centre of the diamond trade, was leased to a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Christopher Hatton at the insistence of the Queen to provide him with an income. Behind the Prudential Building lies the Anglo-Catholic church of St Alban the Martyr.

In the early 21st century, Holborn has become the site of new offices and hotels: for example, the old neoclassical Pearl Assurance building near the junction with Kingsway was converted into an hotel in 1999.

Holborn station is located at the junction of High Holborn and Kingsway. Situated on the Piccadilly and Central Lines, it is the only station common to the two lines, although the two lines also cross each other three times in West London.

The station was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line) on 15 December 1906 with the name Holborn (Kingsway). Kingsway was a new road, cutting south from High Holborn through an area of cleared slums to Strand. The suffix was dropped from tube maps in the 1960s.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
CATS College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 24.
City Lit:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   Higher education institutions
Holborn:   Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.
Lincoln’s Inn Fields:   
Lisle’s Tennis Court:   Lisle’s Tennis Court was a building off Portugal Street in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London.
London School of Economics and Political Science:   Higher education institutions
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.
St Clement Danes CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Josephs Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre):   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
University of the Arts London:   Higher education institutions


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Africa House, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Atkin Building, WC1R · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Betterton Street, WC2H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Boswell Street, WC1N · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bow Street, WC2E · Bristol House, WC1B · Broad Court, WC2B · Bury Place, WC1A · Carey Street, WC2A · Catton Street, WC1R · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Cockpit Yard, WC1N · Colonnade, WC1N · Coptic Street, WC1A · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Crown Court, WC2B · Dane Street, WC1R · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Drury Lane, WC2B · Dryden Street, WC2E · Eagle Street, WC1R · Emerald Street, WC1N · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Galen Place, WC1A · Gate Street, WC2A · Gloucester Road, WC1N · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Great James Street, WC1N · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Turnstile, WC1V · Hand Court, WC1V · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · Holborn, WC1V · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Houghton Street, WC2B · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · John Street, WC1N · John’s Mews, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway, WC2A · Kingsway, WC2B · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Turnstile, WC1V · Long Yard, WC1N · Macklin Street, WC2B · Martlett Court, WC2B · Millman Street, WC1N · Montreal Place, WC2R · Museum Street, WC1A · New North Street, WC1N · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Square Passage, WC2A · Newton Street, WC2B · North Mews, WC1N · Northington Street, WC1N · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Orange Street, WC1R · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Powis Place, WC1N · Princeton Street, WC1R · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · Regent Square, WC1N · Richbell Place, WC1N · River Terrace, W6 · Roger Street, WC1N · Rugby Chambers, WC1N · Rugby Street, WC1N · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Shelton Street, WC2B · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Row, WC1V · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · St Giles House, WC2B · Stedham Place, WC1A · Strand, WC2B · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2B · The Arcade, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Strand, WC2R · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Victoria House, WC1A · Warwick Court, WC1R · West Central Street, WC1A · Whetstone Park, WC2A · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·

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