Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Chiswick

Chiswick, par. and W. suburb of London, and ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Thames, 1245 ac. and 95 tidal water and foreshore, par. pop. 15,975; has breweries and coal-wharves, and extensive market gardens for the supply of the metropolis. C. contains many handsome villas, the principal of which is Chiswick House, seat of the Duke of Devonshire; here Fox died in 1806, and Canning in 1826. In the churchyard is the tomb of Hogarth (1697-1764), the painter.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Chiswick St Nicholas AP/CP       Middlesex AncC
Place: Chiswick

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