- source: Family History Library Catalog
Hackney, or Hackney St John, is one of the ancient parishes of Middlesex. In 1889 it was transferred to the newly-created County of London and in 1900 became Hackney Metropolitan Borough. Hackney Metropolitan Borough was abolished in 1965, becoming part of the London Borough of Hackney.
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The Metropolitan Borough of Hackney was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Its area became part of the London Borough of Hackney.