Chiswick  Middlesex


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Chiswick like this:

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.

Chiswick through time

Chiswick is now part of Hounslow district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hounslow has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Chiswick itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Chiswick, in Hounslow and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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