Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Chiswick"

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Chiswick.A waterside suburb about 5 miles west of Hyde-park-corner, rapidly being swallowed up by the advancing tide of buildings, but with still some rural elements about it. Hogarth died here, and is buried in the churchyard. Rousseau also lived here, boarding at a little grocer's shop. The gardens of the Horticultural Society lie on the Turnham- green side. Rents about the average. From Waterloo (23 min.), 1st, -/11, 1/4; 2nd, -/9, 1/-; 3rd, -/7, -/10. Ludgate-hill (50 min.), 1st, 1/3, 1/10; 2nd, 1/-, 1/6; 3rd, -/10, 1/2.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879