Hanworth (St. George)
HANWORTH (St. George), a parish, in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 2½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Hounslow; containing 751 inhabitants. This place was distinguished as the temporary residence of Queen Elizabeth; and at Kempton Park, which is partly in the parish, Nell Gwynne lived for some time. The parish comprises 1325a. 1r. 30p.; the surface is finely varied, and the village pleasantly situated. Fairs, chiefly for pleasure, are held on Easter-Monday, and the first Monday after the 5th of November. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £11. 13. 4.; net income, £451; patron, the Rev. P. P. Bastard. The church, which stands in the park of Henry Perkins, Esq., is a beautiful structure, erected in 1812: the Beauclerk family have a vault in it, containing the remains of some of the dukes of St. Alban's. A national school is partly supported by an endowment of £45 per annum, bequeathed by the Rev. J. Burgess, a late rector.