"TEDDINGTON, a parish and suburban village in the hundred of Spelthorne, county Middlesex, 12 miles S.W. of London, and 2½ from Kingston. It has stations on the North London and South-Western railways. The village is situated on the western bank of the Thames, about 19 miles above London Bridge, and on the high road from Richmond to Hampton Court, through Bushey Park. " (There is more of this description).