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A Quick Overview of Yeading
Yeading is an area in London. It forms part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Yeading is very early Saxon and was originally Geddingas or Geddinges, meaning "the people of Geddi".
The earliest surviving documented allusion to Yeading dates from 757 AD, in which year Æthelbald of Mercia made a land grant which mentioned Geddinges (Yeading) and Fiscesburne (Crane or Yeading Brook).
The first land grant including Yeading was made by Offa in 790 to Æthelhard, Archbishop of Canterbury: "in the place called on linga Haese [Hayes] and Geddinges [Yeading] around the stream called Fiscesburna [Crane or Yeading Brook]."