Searching for "EAST BEDFONT"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    EAST BEDFONT LG_Ward Parish-level Unit FELTHAM UD (Local Government District)
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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "EAST BEDFONT":
    Place name County Entry Source
    Bedfont, East Middlesex Bedfont, East , par. and vil., SW. Middlesex, 3 miles NE. of Staines, 1926 ac., pop. 1452: P.O. Bartholomew
    BEDFONT (East) Middlesex BEDFONT (East) , a village and a parish in Staines district, Middlesex. The village stands adjacent to the Southwestern railway, near Imperial
    BEDFONT (West) Middlesex BEDFONT (West) , a hamlet in Stanwell parish, Middlesex; on King's river, 1¼ mile W by N of East Imperial
    Hatton Middlesex Hatton , hamlet and seat, East Bedfont par., Middlesex, 3 miles W. of Hounslow. Bartholomew
    HATTON Middlesex East Bedfont parish, Middlesex; 1½ mile NE of East Bedfont village. It has a postoffice under Hounslow, London W, .and a national Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    East Sheen, St. JohnPutney, Christchurch-Wimbledon, and Holy TrinityWimbledon. The deanery of St. George-Bloomsbury contains the rectories of St. George-Bloomingburg, St George-the-Martyr, and St. Giles-in-the-Fields; three chapelries in Bloomsbury parish, and three in that of St. Giles-in-the-Fields. The deanery of Chelsea contains the two rectories and the five p. curacies of Chelsea, the p. curacy of Kensal-Green, and the chapelry of Parkchapel. The deanery of Ealing contains the rectories of Acton, Great Greenford, Little Greenford, and Hanwell; the vicarages of New Brentford, Chiswick, Ealing, Heston, Isleworth, and Northolt Imperial
    MIDDLESEX Middlesex East Barnet, Totteridge, and Cheshunt, from Herts; comprises 176,555 acres; and is divided into the districts of Staines, Uxbridge, Brentford, Hendon,Barnet, and Edmonton. Vastly the greatest seat of population, of course, is the part within the metropolis. The only towns with upwards of 2,000 inhabitants, besides London and its suburbs, are Brentford, Hounslow, Staines, and Uxbridge. Some of the chief seats are Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Busby Park, Sion house, Rose-Bank, St. Margaret's, Caen Wood, Lalcham, Osterley, Flambards, Holland House, Norwood Lodge, Southall, Fulham Palace, Gunnersbury, Camden Hill, Fulwell Lodge, Cullands Grove, Hillingdon, Edmonton House Imperial
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