Traditionally, it stretches from Islington High Street to Highbury Fields, but the term Islington is sometimes used nowadays to describe nearby areas such as Barnsby and Canonbury.
Marylebone is an affluent, mainly residential, area of central London, situated within the City of Westminster (2).
Battersea is an area of south London, situated in the London Borough of Wandsworth (5).
Peckham is an area of south London, situated in the London Borough of Southwark (7).
Hackney (9) is a London Borough situated in North London; it includes areas such as Hoxton, Shoreditch and Dalston.
Of the areas named, 3 are situated north of the River Thames, two (Battersea and Peckham), to the south. Due to local government boundary changes and name changes which have taken place in the 20th Century, not all the descriptions of the areas listed are quite as they would have been in the late 19th Century.
(Numbers in brackets refer to map locations.)