Place:


Friern Barnet  Middlesex

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Friern Barnet like this:

BARNET-FRYERN, a parish in Barnet district, Middlesex; on the northern verge of the county, 1½ mile W by N of Southgate and Colney-Hatch r. station, and 3 miles SSE of Barnet. It contains the hamlet of Colney-Hatch, and part of the village of Whetstone; both of which have post offices under London N. ...


Acres, 1,292. Real property, £6,552. Pop., 3,344. Houses, 241. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of London. Value, £255.* Patrons,-the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's. The church was restored in 1853. There are national schools, seven alms-houses, and some other charities. Walker, the author of "the Pronouncing Dictionary," was a native; and Judge Popham, a resident. See Colney-Hatch.

Friern Barnet through time

Friern Barnet is now part of Barnet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Barnet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Friern Barnet itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Friern Barnet, in Barnet and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/840

Date accessed: 24th June 2017


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