Books I have used in researching my walks for WALK HACKNEY

  • Benjamin Clarke, Glimpses of Ancient Hackney and Stoke Newington.
  • Kate Colquhoun, Mr Briggs’ Hat: A Sensational Account of Britain’s First Railway Murder
  • Judith Flanders, The Victorian City: Everyday life in Dickens’ London
  • Hackney Society, Hackney Houses
  • Hackney Society, From Tower to Tower Block
  • Michael Hunter The Victorian Villas of Hackney
  • Elizabeth McKellar, The German Hospital, Hackney A Social and Architectural History
  • David Mander, St John-at-Hackney: The story of a church.
  • David Mander,  Strength in the Tower (about Hackney)
  • David Mander, More Light, More Power (about Shoreditch)
  • David Mander, Late Extra! Hackney in the News
  • David Mander, Michael Kirkland and Martin Taylor,  Impressions of Hackney 1861-2001
  • David Mander,  A Hackney Century 1900-1999
  • David Mander, Look Back, Look Forward: an illustrated history of Stoke Newington
  • David Mander and Bill Manley, Stoke Newington, Stamford Hill & Upper Clapton in Old Photographs
  • Christopher Miele, Hoxton – Architecture and History Over Five Centuries
  • Nikolaus Pevsner, London Vol II The Buildings of England
  • Elizabeth Robinson, Twentieth Century Buildings of Hackney
  • Elizabeth Robinson, Lost Hackney
  • Lisa Rigg (Ed.), Hackney: Modern, Restored, Forgotten, Ignored
  • David Solman, Loddiges of Hackney
  • Maureen Specht, The German Hospital in London & the Community it Served
  • Keith Sugden with Kieron Tyler, Under Hackney- The Archaeological Story
  • Geoff Taylor, A Parish in Perspective. A history of the church and parish of St John of Jerusalem, South Hackney
  • Isobel Watson, Hackney and Stoke Newington Past
  • Isobel Watson, Gentlemen in the Building Line (about South Hackney)
  • Margaret Willes (ed), Hackney: An Uncommon History in Five Parts

Borrow from : Hackney Libraries: online catalogue at

Possible Stockists :

  • Hackney Archives
  • Hackney Museum
  • J Glinert, 71 Wilton Way, London E8
  • Sutton House Shop
  • Hackney Society
  • Pages of Hackney, 70 Lower Clapton Road, London E5
  • Broadway Bookshop6, Broadway Market, E8

Sean Gubbins