Wandsworth


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Wandsworth

(ˈwɒnzwəθ)
n
(Placename) a borough of S Greater London, on the River Thames. Pop: 274 100 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)

Wands•worth

(ˈwɒndz wərθ, -wɜrθ)

n.
a borough of Greater London, England. 258,100.
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It lay very high upon a turfy down, and looking north-eastward before I entered it, I was surprised to see a large estuary, or even creek, where I judged Wandsworth and Battersea must once have been.
Osborne's replies that she was yet in utter darkness, put into her hands three little penny books with pictures, viz., the "Howling Wilderness," the "Washerwoman of Wandsworth Common," and the "British Soldier's best Bayonet," which, bent upon awakening her before she slept, Mrs.
And I saw one, one day, out by Wandsworth, picking houses to pieces and routing among the wreckage.
"If Signor Muscari were English be would still be looking for highwaymen in Wandsworth. Believe me, there is no more danger of being captured in Italy than of being scalped in Boston."
Two of the incidents happened on Friday afternoon in Wandsworth and Plumstead, and the third happened in the early hours of Saturday in Clapham.
She said Wandsworth council's chief of adult social services, Liz Bruce, had "refused to look at photos of her father's injuries".
Sources say a fight and the resulting disturbance at Wandsworth Prison led to keys falling into the hands of one of the inmates.
Sources said a fight led to it falling into the hands of one of the inmates at Wandsworth in London.
London: Fitch Ratings has affirmed the London Borough of Wandsworth's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'AA' with Negative Outlooks and Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'F1+'.
The Labour leader wants to take Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea for the first time, as well as Wandsworth council and Barnet, which is currently under no overall control.