Searching for "HANWELL"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BANBURY Oxfordshire Hanwell, and great part of the parish of Cropredy, electorally in Oxfordshire,-the parishes of Upper Boddington, Lower Boddington, and Aston Imperial
    BRENTFORD Middlesex Hanwell parish, St. George-Old Brentford, in Ealing parish, and St. Paul-Old Brentford, also in Ealing. Pop. of St. L., 11,995; of St. G., 2,591; of St. P., 4,409. The livings Imperial
    BRENT (The) Hertfordshire
    Middlesex
    Middlesex. It rises near Barnet; and runs 16 miles south-south-westward. past Handon and Hanwell, to the Thames at Brentford. Imperial
    GREENFORD (GREAT) Middlesex Hanwell r. station, and 4 NW by N of Brent ford; was known to the Saxons as Greneforde; is a long Imperial
    Hanwell Oxfordshire Hanwell , par., Oxfordshire, 2½ m. NW. of Banbury, 1271 ac., pop. 253. Bartholomew
    Hanwell Middlesex Hanwell .-- par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Brent, 7 miles W. of London -- par., 1283 ac., pop. 7316; township Bartholomew
    HANWELL Oxfordshire Hanwell Castle was called by Leland ' ' the pleasant and gallant house of Hanwell;'' was twice visited, in the time of Sir Anthony Imperial
    HANWELL Middlesex HANWELL , a village and a parish in Brentford district, Middlesex. The village stands on the river Brent, adjacent to the Great Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Hanwell; the vicarages of New Brentford, Chiswick, Ealing, Heston, Isleworth, and Northolt; the p. curacies of Turnham-green, St. Mary Imperial
    MIDDLESEX Middlesex Hanwell, Harefield, Heston, Kempton, Littleton, Paradise House, Shepperton, Stanmore Hall, Stanmore Grove, Swakeleys, Teddington House, Trent Park, Twickenham Park, Twyford Imperial
    NORTHOLT, or Northall Middlesex Hanwell r. station, and 4¾ E of Uxbridge; was known, at Domesday, as Northala; and has a post-office Imperial
    NORWOOD Middlesex Hanwell, the Southall Park, and Dr. Horsburgh's lunatic asylums; and has a head post-office, ‡ of Southall, and a receiving Imperial
    Osterley Middlesex Osterley , ry. sta., Hanwell par., Middlesex, 1 mile NE. of Hounslow; in vicinity is Osterley Park, seat of the Earl of Jersey. Bartholomew
    OSTERLEY HOUSE Middlesex Hanwell parish, Middlesex; 2 miles W N W of Brentford. The estate belonged to Sheen priory; went to Sir T. Gresham Imperial
    Wharncliffe Viaduct Middlesex Wharncliffe Viaduct , ry. viaduct across the r. Brent, Middlesex, at Hanwell; is 896 ft. long and 70 high. Bartholomew
    WHARNCLIFFE VIADUCT Middlesex Great Western railway, at Hanwell, Middlesex. It is 896 feet long and 70 feet high, and cost £40,000. Imperial
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