(place) Former municipal borough in SE England: now part of Brent, Greater London.
Willesden Sentence Examples
The postal area excludes part of Woolwich within the county; but includes considerable areas outside the county in other directions, as West Ham, Leyton, &c., on the east; Woodford, Chingford, &c., on the north-east; Wood Green, Southgate and Finchley on the north; Hendon and Willesden on the north-west; Acton and Ealing, Barnes and Wimbledon on the west; and Penge and Beckenham on the south, wholly or in part.
The system covers the county of London, West Ham, Penge, Tottenham, Wood Green, and parts of Beckenham, Hornsey, Croydon, Willesden, East Ham and Acton.
The exhibitions of the Royal Agricultural Society are held at Park Royal, near Willesden.
From 1848 till his death on the 9th of July 1888 he was prebend of Willesden in St Paul's cathedral.