Category: Ruislip

Ruislip Village

The name, Ruislip probably derives from the Old English words for “rush” and “leap”, meaning a place where the river Pinn was narrow enough to jump across. Stone hand axes, a Bronze Age spearhead and traces of Roman dwellings have all been found in Ruislip. The first written evidence of Ruislip’s existence is the Domesday …

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Ruislip in 1900

[advanced_iframe securitykey=”73bfdf36bff161fdb6d48c80a87afbe943e66891″ src=”http://theundergroundmap.com/iframe.html?id=7&mapyear=1900&zoom=16&iheight=400″ width=”400″ height=”400″] Ruislip was formerly a parish in the county of Middlesex covering the neighbouring areas of Eastcote, Northwood, Ruislip Manor and South Ruislip. This map shows the future site of Ruislip station – with the map dating from 1900 the station is not shown, being opened some years later. The parish …

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