Place:


Gunnersbury  Middlesex

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gunnersbury like this:

GUNNERSBURY, a hamlet in Ealing parish, Middlesex; near the Great Western railway, ¾ of a mile SW of Acton. It has a post office under Acton, London W. Gunnersbury Park belonged to Gunyld, the niece of Canute; was held by Alice Pierce, the favourite of Edward III.; passed to the Foswicks; afterwards to Serjeant Maynard, who built the mansion on it in 1663; was inhabited by the Princess Amelia, aunt of George III.; and belongs now to Baron de Rothschild.

Gunnersbury through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20935

Date accessed: 09th July 2020


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