Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WEMBLEY

WEMBLEY, a chapelry in Harrow-on-the-Hill parish, Middlesex; near Sudbury r. station, and 2½ miles SE of Harrow. It was constituted in 1846; and its Post town is Harrow. Pop., 896. Houses, 163. The manor belonged to Kilburn priory; went, at the dissolution, to R. Andrews and L. Chamberlayne; passed soon to the Pages; and, with W. Park, belongs now to the Rev. J. E. Gray. W. House is the seat of J. T. Woolley, Esq.; and Oakington Park, of the Hon. Col. Talbot. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London. Value, £163. Patrons, Misses Copland. The church is modern and was recently enlarged.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Harrow on the Hill AP/CP       Middlesex AncC
Place: Wembley

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