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

"KINGSBURY, a parish in the hundred of Gore, county Middlesex, 8 miles N.W. of St. Paul's. It is situated on the river Brent, and contains part of the village of Hyde. It is mentioned in Domesday Book as Claingesburie, and was formerly a royal manor. The land is chiefly in pasture. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 500. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London, value 90, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's, London. The church, which is situated at the southern extremity of the parish, is supposed to stand on the site of a Roman camp. It is dedicated to All Saints, and is a very ancient structure, with some Roman bricks built into the wall. In the interior are brasses to Shepherd and his eighteen children, bearing date 1520. The parochial charities produce about 21 per annum. There is a National school."

"HYDE, a village in the parish of Kingsbury, county Middlesex, 8 miles N.W. of St. Paul's, London. [In 2003, "The Hyde" on 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.


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