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ID: 7018918
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Harrow (borough)  Harrow (borough)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Harrow's history dates back to pre-Roman times when the Iceni tribe and Queen Boadecia visited. It is known for its famous public school. The Anglo-Saxon name means 'sacred grove' or 'temple.' In the Middle Ages 12 settlements sprung up that today form the borough.

Names:
Harrow (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Harrow (British English-P,U,N)
London Borough of Harrow (NA,V,English,U)
Harrow, London Borough of (NA,V,English,U)
Herges (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Greater London (metropolitan area)  ................  Greater London (metropolitan area) (P)
Hierarchy of Harrow (borough)  ....................  Harrow (borough) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Middlesex (former administrative division)  ................  Middlesex (former administrative division) (P)
Hierarchy of Harrow (borough)  ....................  Harrow (borough) (P,H)

Place Types:
borough (preferred, C)  ............  since 1965
unitary authority (C)  ............  has had unitary powers since 1996
second level subdivision (C)
town (H)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Harrow..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 181
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Harrow, London Borough of..........  [VP]
............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Herges..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 181
London Borough of Harrow..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
UKF4..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  A-Z: Great Britain (1996)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 181
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) 6077593
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 181
..........  Harrow Live: A Brief History [online] (2000) accessed 12/01

 

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