Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"RUISLIP, (or Riselip), a parish in the hundred of Elthorne, county Middlesex, 4 miles N.E. of Uxbridge, its post town, and 4 from the Pinner railway station. It comprises the hamlets of Eastcott and North-Wood. " (There is more of this description).
"EASTCOTE, (or Eastcott) a hamlet in the parish of Ruislip, county Middlesex, 3 miles N.W. of Harrow. Eastcar House is the principal residence."
"NORTHWOOD, a hamlet in the parish of Ruislip, county Middlesex, 3 miles N.E. of Uxbridge."
Description(s) from "The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland" (1868), transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003; intended for personal use only, so please respect the conditions of use.
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Ruislip and Uxbridge Workers Educational Association ( address provided and lectures organised in conjunction with Birkbeck College) have published various books including "Here Lyeth - Life and Death in Ruislip 1700 -1900" published in 1979 which contains a plan of St Martin's churchyard with all the memorials marked on it, and the 1979-82 Local History Group with Eileen Bowlt as Course Tutor published "Ruislip Around 1900".