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The local history of the county, organised by parish.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 1Physique, Archaeology, Domesday, Ecclesiastical Organization, The Jews, Religious Houses, Education of Working Classes to 1870, Private Education from Sixteenth Century

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This general volume covers the topics above for whole ancient county of Middlesex; it also has an English version of the Domesday book entries, separately indexed, and a general index to the rest of the volume.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2General; Ashford, East Bedfont with Hatton, Feltham, Hampton with Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton

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This volume has some general topics for the whole ancient county of Middlesex except the city of Westminster, and articles on 7 parishes. Part of the area now lies within the London Borough of Hounslow, the rest within London boroughs in Surrey

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington

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This volume covers 14 parishes in south-west Middlesex. Among the area's extensive modern suburbs are the vestiges of the earlier agricultural villages, and the best known of the surviving large houses are Syon House, Osterley Park, and Strawberry Hill.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 4Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood with Southall, Hillingdon with Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow with Pinner

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This volume covers 10 parishes in north-west Middlesex, completing Elthorne hundred, and covering half of Gore hundred. Five lie within the London Borough of Hillingdon, the others within Ealing, Barnet, or Harrow.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham

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The volume covers 9 parishes in north and north-east Middlesex, completing Gore hundred and embracing the whole of Edmonton hundred.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey with Highgate

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The volume covers the 3 outer parishes of the Finsbury division of Ossulstone hundred, separating the parishes in Gore and Edmonton hundreds described in Volume 5.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden

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The volume completes the coverage of outer Middlesex with the 5 outer parishes of the Kensington division of Ossulstone hundred.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8Islington and Stoke Newington parishes

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The volume is the first to cover parts of Middlesex which lay from 1889 until 1965 within the administrative county of London, with histories of the parishes of Islington and Stoke Newington.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9Hampstead, Paddington

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These two parishes lay in the Holborn division of Ossulstone hundred, and before their inclusion in Greater London the parishes embraced the metropolitan borough of Hampstead and most of that of Paddington, with a total population of over 200,000.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 10Hackney

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Hackney was the largest parish transferred to the administrative county of London in 1889, and became a metropolitan borough with over 220,000 inhabitants, before giving its name to a Greater London borough in 1965.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 11Stepney, Bethnal Green

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The ancient parish of Stepney covered most of the area of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the middle ages, but was gradually reduced in area.

A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 12Chelsea

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Chelsea was a desirable riverside residence for wealthy merchants, lawyers, and courtiers from the fifteenth century, a pleasure resort for all ranks of society from the eighteenth; and now one of the most expensive and desirable places to live in London