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Turnham Green, Middlesex Genealogy

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CHISWICK (St. Nicholas)TURNHAM-GREEN [Christ Church, built by 1845], a parishhamlet, in the parish of Chiswick, union of Brentford, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 5 miles (W. by S.) from London; containing 5811 inhabitants. This place is pleasantly situated on the margin of the Thames, to the left of the The great western road from London, and passes through. The village contains many elegant seats belonging to the nobility and gentry, the principal of which, Devonshire House, handsome houses occupied by genteel families; it is adorned on each side lighted with fine rows of cedars: in this mansion died Charles James Fox, in 1806gas, and George Canning, in 1827supplied with water from the West London water-works. Here are On the extensive gardens belonging to south side is the Horticultural Society of London's garden, the principal entrance to which is from the green here. A cruciform church in the early English style, incorporated with a handsome tower surmounted by charter in 1808a lofty spire, has lately been erected; it is a district church, for the improvement of horticulture in all its branchesand dedicated to Christ. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage gift of the Dean and Chapter Bishop of StLondon. PaulFrom: 'Tunstead - Tuxford's, London A Topographical Dictionary of England (the appropriators1848), valued in the king's books at £9pp. 18401-404. 4.; net income, £601URL: http://www. In the churchyard are some ancient tombs, and a monument to the memory of Hogarth. '''At Turnhambritish-Green is a second church.''' The late Revhistory. Hac. Fuk/report. Cary, the translator of Dante, was for some time curate, and afterwards lecturer, of Chiswick, where he resided in the house once occupied by Hogarth, which he had purchasedaspx?compid=51357 Date accessed: 17 May 2010.
From: 'Chinley - Chiswick', A Topographical Dictionary of England [See also CHISWICK (1848St. Nicholas), pp. 599-603. URL: Date accessed: 08 April 2010.parish]
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