Hanwell (GB)

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Hanwell is a town situated in the London Borough of Ealing in west London, between Ealing and Southall. The motto of the Hanwell Urban District Council was Nec Aspera Terrent (“Difficulties be Damned”)

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Hanwell.-- par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Middlesex, on river Brent, 7 miles W. of London -- par., 1283 ac., pop. 7316; township, 1067 ac., pop. 5178; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is the Middlesex County Lunatic Asylum, known as Hanwell Asylum; here also is the seat of Hanwell Park. (John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Hanwell Two Penny Post straight line mark Pre 1840