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Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"ACTON, a parish in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, 2 miles N.E. of Brentford, and 5 W. of London, on the Oxford road." (There is more of this description).

"STEYNE, a hamlet in the parish of Acton, county Middlesex, 6 miles W. of St. Paul's. [Steyne Road is on 2003 maps.]"

Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003; intended for personal use only, so please respect the conditions of use.


Links to maps of Acton and places within its boundaries.


Acton History Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, Sept to Mar + June, at St. Mary's Church Hall, next to the Church in High Street. For further information, contact David Bays: phone 020 8992 0287 [ansaphone if out] or e-mail

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