Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for STANMORE (Little)

STANMORE (Little), a parish, with part of Elstree village, in Hendon district, Middlesex; 1¼ mile NNW of Edgware r. station. Post town, Edgware, under London NW. Acres, 1,552. Real property, £5,150. Pop., 891. Houses, 153. The property is divided between two. A quondam palace of the Duke of Chandos, erected at a cost of £250,000, and noticed in our article Canons, was here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of London. Value, £405.* Patron, the Rev. M. Spink. The church was the chapel of the quondam palace; and had Handel for the conductor of its music. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish, with part of Elstree village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Little Stanmore CP/AP       Hendon RegD/PLU       Middlesex AncC
Place: Little Stanmore

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