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East Bedfont, Middlesex

Historical Description

Bedfont, East, a village and a parish in Middlesex. The village stands 1 mile NW of Feltham station on the L.&S.W.R., and 3 miles ENE of Staines, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Feltham. The parish includes also the hamlet of Hatton. Acreage, 1926; population, 1815. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London; net value, £262 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church is very ancient, has a Saxon porch, and was restored in 1886. It is probably the oldest church in Middlesex; there are two wall paintings - one of the Crucifixion, the other of the Last Judgment, dating from the 12th century.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMiddlesex 
Ecclesiastical parishEast Bedfont St. Mary 
HundredSpelthorne 
Poor Law unionStaines 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Hatton
DistrictHounslow
CountyGreater London
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Postal districtTW14
Post TownFeltham