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ENFIELD

Description and Travel

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

"ENFIELD, a parish and town in the hundred of Edmonton, county Middlesex, 2 miles N.W. of Edmonton, and 10 N.E. of London. " (There is more of this description).

"BAKER STREET, a village in the parish of Enfield, and hundred of Edmonton, in the county of Middlesex, 2 miles to the N. of Enfield. [On Philip's London Street Atlas 2000, Baker Street is shown running North South, from near Enfield Town up to the open space containing Forty Hall.]"

"BOTANY BAY, a hamlet in the parish of Enfield, hundred of Edmonton, in the county of Middlesex, 3 miles to the N.E. of Chipping Barnet."

"BULLSCROSS, a hamlet in the parish of Enfield, hundred of Edmonton, in the county of Middlesex, 2 miles from Waltham Abbey. [Bulls Cross Road, farm, and Jewish Cemetery are on modern maps.]"

"PONDER'S END, a hamlet in the parish of Enfield, hundred of Edmonton, county Middlesex, 11 miles N.E. of London. It is a station on the Cambridge section of the Great Eastern railway. The Lea navigation passes within 1 mile of the village. There is a modern church, erected at a cost of 4,000, partly defrayed by the Parliamentary Commissioners."

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.

Maps

Links to maps of Enfield and places within its boundaries.

Societies

Enfield Society has its own publications including "A History of Enfield" by David Pam, in 3 volumes, and they also list other books of local interest on their web site.


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