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Twyford Abbey, Middlesex

Historical Description

Twyford Abbey, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish, in Middlesex, 2 miles from Acton, and 7¼ from London. It is crossed by the Paddington Canal, and is 1¼ mile from the Sudbury and Wembley station on the L.& N.W.R. Acreage, 281; population, 60. Twyford Abbey is a large mansion of brick standing in its own grounds, through which the river Brent flows. A small brick chapel which stands in the grounds has some ancient and interesting monuments.

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


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

Ancient CountyMiddlesex 
Poor Law unionKensington 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Twyford Abbey from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Middlesex is online.