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Yiewsley, Hillingdon

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Yiewsley, Hillingdon

Yiewsley is a place in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Its name derives from the Anglo-Saxon Wifeleslēah: "Wifel's woodland clearing". The nearest places to Yiewsley are Hayes, Harlington, Cowley, Harmondsworth, Sipson, and West Drayton. The population of Yiewsley was recorded as 11,767 in 2008, by the Office for National Statistics.
Administrative CountyHillingdon
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ0680
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code01895

Other names by which Yiewsley, Hillingdon has been known in the past

Grewsley ~ Yewsley

Yiewsley, Hillingdon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Grewsley, vil., Hillingdon par., Middlesex, 1 mile SE. of Uxbridge.

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