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Our collections

Our centre holds over 100,000 items on the history of the borough and we aim to keep anything that helps reflect life in Islington past and present.

  • Local history collections

    From books and maps to newspapers and illustrations, we have a wealth of information to help you explore the history of the borough

  • Special collections

    Our special collections focus on the local people and organisations that helped contribute to Islington's vibrant history

  • What's elsewhere?

    Where to find birth certificates, school records, parish records and other records held elsewhere.

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