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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Acton Introduction Acton Acton, 1 parish lies c . 8 km. west of Hyde Park Corner , 2 bounded on the north by Willesden and West Twyford , on the east by Hammersmith , on the south by Chiswick

    Acton Social and cultural activities

    Acton Social and cultural activities SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES. There were inns from an early date, due to Acton 's position on the Oxford road . The Tabard on the Hope was mentioned in 1377 and 1505, the Cock

    Acton Protestant nonconformity

    Acton Protestant nonconformity PROTESTANT NONCONFORMITY. Richard Baxter ( 1615-91 ), the puritan divine ejected from Kidderminster (Worcs.) in 1662 , moved to Acton in 1663 and lived near the parish church. 37 He observed that the Independent ministries of

    Acton Growth Acton : evolution of settlement, 1822-1914

    Acton Growth GROWTH. Prehistoric settlement is attested by finds of palaeolithic and neolithic Bronze-Age burials at Mill Hill Park , and Iron-Age coins near Bollo Lane. 71 Although the name Acton , meaning 'oak town', is Anglo-Saxon, it was

    Acton Communications ACTON c. 1805

    Acton Communications COMMUNICATIONS. Acton town lay on the high road from London to Oxford , which was not superseded until Western Avenue was built in the 1920s . Pavage was granted in 1358 and 1363 to men from Acton

    Acton Public services

    Acton Public services PUBLIC SERVICES. A public conduit was constructed in High Street in the grounds of the Bell, later Suffolk House , by Thomas Thorney , who in 1612 left a rent charge on the adjacent Conduit close

    Acton Economic history

    Acton Economic history ECONOMIC HISTORY. Agrarian history. Agrarian History The field system of the five-hide holding that became the Somerset estate was distinct from that of Acton manor elsewhere in the parish. The estate, covering over a third of

    Acton Education

    Acton Education EDUCATION. Acton had two schoolmasters in 1628 . 31 In 1637 Viscountess Conway bequeathed a rent charge for teaching six poor children at 1 s . a week, which was paid out regularly by the churchwardens until

    Acton Churches

    Acton Churches CHURCHES. A church dedicated to St. Mary existed by 1231 , when Walter, rector of Acton , held a house from Peter FitzAlulf. 82 The church served the whole parish until 1872. 83 The benefice was a

    Hayes Economic and social history

    Hayes Economic and social history ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY. Before the Conquest the manor of Hayes had been worth £40, although this had dropped to £30 by 1086 . 67 In 1291 the lands, rents, and customs were valued

    List of illustrations

    List of illustrations LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS For permission to reproduce material in their possession thanks are rendered to: the Greater London Council Photographic Library; London Borough of Brent , Grange Museum of Local History; London Borough of Ealing ,

    Acton Manors and other estates

    Acton Manors and other estates MANORS AND OTHER ESTATES. The manor of ACTON was a division of the bishop of London 's manor of Fulham , which he acquired between 704 and 709. 36 Acton was not described in

    Sport, ancient and modern Golf

    Sport, ancient and modern Golf GOLF Golf was first introduced into Middlesex in 1890 by the formation of the Staines and West Middlesex Clubs, which was followed in 1891 by that of the Northwood Club, and during the eighteen

    Norwood , including Southall Economic and social history

    Norwood , including Southall Economic and social history ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY. Little is known of the value of the manors. In 1324 Southall manor was conveyed to John de Stonore with a rent of 14 s . in

    Index A-J

    Index A-J NOTE: An italic page-number denotes an illustration on that page or facing it. Among the abbreviations used in the index, sometimes with the addition of an s to indicate plurality, the following may need elucidation: abp., archbishop;

    Index A-J

    Index A-J NOTE: A page-number in italic denotes an illustration; a number prefixed by a dagger indicates a plate facing that page. The following abbreviations have been used: adv., advowson; agric., agriculture; Alex., Alexander; And., Andrew; Ant., Anthony; abp.,

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