In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hendon like this:
Hendon, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Middlesex, 7 miles NW. of London, 8382 ac. (139 water), pop. 10,484; in vicinity of vil. is the hamlet of Hendon Hyde.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Hendon has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Barnet. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Hendon and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hendon, in Barnet and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th November 2015
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