Wormwood Scrubs  Middlesex


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

WORMWOOD, or Wormholt, a common adjacent to the metropolis, in Middlesex; on the Paddington canal, at the intersection of the Great Western and North-western railways, 5¾ miles W by N of St. Paul's, London.

Additional information about this locality is available for Hammersmith

Wormwood Scrubs through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wormwood Scrubs, in Hammersmith and Fulham and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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