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
 • 1801/1881 734 km2 (181,320 acres)[1]
 • 1911 601.8 km2 (148,701 acres)[2]
 • 1961 601.7 km2 (148,691 acres)[2]
Aurie transferred
 • 1889 Metropolitan pairishes tae Coonty o Lunnon
Population
 • 1801 818,129[1]
 • 1881 2,920,485[1]
 • 1911 1,126,465[2]
 • 1961 2,234,543[2]
Density
 • 1801 11 inhabitants per hectare (4.5/acre)
 • 1881 40 inhabitants per hectare (16.1/acre)
 • 1911 19 inhabitants per hectare (7.6/acre)
 • 1961 37 inhabitants per hectare (15/acre)
History
 • Precedit bi Kinrick o Essex
 • Origin Middle Saxons
 • Creatit In antiquity
 • Abolished 1965
 • Succeedit bi Greater Lunnon
Hertfordshire
Surrey
Status Ceremonial coonty (till 1965)
Admeenistrative coonty (1889–1965)
Chapman code MDX[notes 1]
Govrenment Middlesex Quarter Sessions (until 1889)[notes 2]
Within The Metropolis:
Metropolitan Board of Works (1855–1889)
Middlesex County Council (1889–1965)
 • HQ see text
Subdivisions
 • Teep Hundreds (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 miles (5 km) east tae 17 miles (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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Table of population, 1801-1901". A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 22. 1911. Retrieved 20 Februar 2008. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 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