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Willesden, Brent

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Willesden, Brent

Willesden is an area in North West London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent. It is situated 5 miles (8 km) north west of Charing Cross.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyBrent
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2284
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Willesden, Brent has been known in the past

Willesdone ~ Wilsdon ~ Wellesdone

Willesden, Brent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Willesden.-- par. (ry. stations Willesden Green and Willesden Junction), Middlesex, 7 miles NW. of St Paul's, London, 4383 ac. (81 water), pop. 27,453; the entire par. is a local government district, and contains parts of Kilburn, Kensal Green, Harlesden, &C.; until 1885 a small part of the par. was included in the parl. bor. of Chelsea.

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