Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"ACTON, a parish in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, 2 miles N.E. of Brentford, and 5¾ W. of London, on the Oxford road." (There is more of this description).
"STEYNE, a hamlet in the parish of Acton, county Middlesex, 6 miles W. of St. Paul's. [Steyne Road is on 2003 maps.]"
Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003
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