Balls Pond an Ecclesiastical Parish created in 1830 in the county of Middlesex.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Islington St Paul, Ball’s Pond, Islington St Paul Balls Pond

Parish church: St. Paul

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1830
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1830

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Balls Pond

  • Islington St Stephen
  • Islington St Matthew
  • Highbury Christ Church
  • Stoke Newington St Mary
  • West Hackney
  • DeBeauvoir Town
  • Stoke Newington St Matthias

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BALL’S POND, a suburban tract in Islington parish, London; on the North London railway, near the New river, 2½ miles N of St. Paul’s. The cattle market of 15 acres, projected by Perkins, is here. B. Pond is a chapelry, constituted in 1830; a vicarage in the diocese of London; of the value of £420, in the patronage of Trustees. The church is in the pointed style, and was designed by Barry. A chapel in Gloucester-road is under the vicar; and two churches in Essex-road and Mildmay park are served by other vicars, each with income of £400, and both appointed by the vicar of B. Pond.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Middlesex
Civil Registration District: Islington
Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Diocese: London
Rural Deanery: Not created until 1858
Poor Law Union: Islington
Hundred: Ossulstone (Finsbury Division)
Province: Canterbury

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