Middlesex

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Middlesex
Coonty
Flag of Middlesex.svg Middx arms.png
Banner Coat o airms
Middlesex in 1889-1965
Middlesex athin Ingland in 1890
Aurie
 • 1801/1881734 km2 (181,320 acre)[1]
 • 1911601.8 km2 (148,701 acre)[2]
 • 1961601.7 km2 (148,691 acre)[2]
Aurie transferred
 • 1889Metropolitan pairishes tae Coonty o Lunnon
Population
 • 1801818,129[1]
 • 18812,920,485[1]
 • 19111,126,465[2]
 • 19612,234,543[2]
Density
 • 180111 inhabitants per hectare (4.5/acre)
 • 188140 inhabitants per hectare (16.1/acre)
 • 191119 inhabitants per hectare (7.6/acre)
 • 196137 inhabitants per hectare (15/acre)
History
 • Precedit biKinrick o Essex
 • OriginMiddle Saxons
 • CreatitIn antiquity
 • Abolished1965
 • Succeedit biGreater Lunnon
Hertfordshire
Surrey
StatusCeremonial coonty (till 1965)
Admeenistrative coonty (1889–1965)
Chapman codeMDX[notes 1]
GovrenmentMiddlesex Quarter Sessions (until 1889)[notes 2]
Within The Metropolis:
Metropolitan Board of Works (1855–1889)
Middlesex County Council (1889–1965)
 • HQsee text
Subdivisions
 • TeepHundreds (ancient)
Destricts (1835–1965)

Middlesex (/ˈmɪdəlsɛks/, abbreviation: Middx) wis a coonty in sootheast Ingland that is nou maistly pairt o Greater Lunnon, wi smaw sections in neebourin coonties. It wis established in the Anglo-Saxon seestem frae the territory o the Middle Saxons. The historic coonty includit laund stretchin north o the River Thames frae 3 mile (5 km) east tae 17 mile (27 km) wast o the Ceety o Lunnon wi the rivers Colne an Lea an a ridge o hills as the ither boondars. The lairgely law-leein coonty, dominatit bi clay in its north an alluvium on gravel in its sooth, wis the seicont smawest bi aurie in 1831.[3]

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Notes
  1. Historic boundaries excluding the City of London, which is code LND
  2. The Middlesex Quarter Sessions haed jurisdiction in Wastmeenster, but no the Tower Liberty
References
  1. a b c "Table of population, 1801-1901". A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 22. 1911. Retrieved 20 Februar 2008.
  2. a b c d Great Britain Historical GIS / Varsity o Portsmouth, Middlesex population (aurie an density). Retrieved 20 February 2008.
  3. Great Britain Historical GIS / Varsity o Portsmouth, 1831 Census population. Retrieved 20 February 2008.

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Coordinates: 51°30′N 0°25′W / 51.500°N 0.417°W / 51.500; -0.417