The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Stoke Newington in the County of Middlesex: Containing an Account of the Prebendal Manor, the Church, Charities, Schools, Meeting Houses, &c., with Appendices ... (Google eBook)

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J.B. Nichols and Son, 1842 - Stoke Newington (London, England) - 296 pages
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