Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

South Acton*, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Acton par., Middlesex, pop. 7194; the sta. is 2 miles NW. of Hammersmith Station.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to South Acton by doing a full-text search here.


Travel writing

Sorry, but no mentions of this place can be found.

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Acton Green 0 1
Gunnersbury 0 2
Turnham Green 0 2
Acton 1 2
Old Brentford 0 1
Chiswick 3 2
Kew 2 2
Elm Grove 0 2
South Ealing 0 1
Ealing 1 2
Brentford 15 2
Barnes 1 2
Shepherds Bush 0 2
Wormwood Scrubs 0 2
Hammersmith 7 3
Mortlake 1 2
Brentford End 0 1
Castlebear Hill 0 2
Brook Green 0 1
Sheen 0 3