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Middlesex

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  1. one of the 39 historic counties of England and the second smallest by area

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  2. The low-lying county contained the wealthy and politically independent City of London on its southern boundary and was dominated by it from a very early time

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  3. The county was significantly affected by the expansion of the metropolitan area of London in both the 18th and 19th centuries; such that from 1855 the south east was administered as part of the metropolis

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  4. When county councils were initially introduced in England in 1889 around 20% of the area of Middlesex, and a third of its population, was transferred to the County of London, and the remainder formed a smaller county, in the north west, under the con

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  5. In the interwar years urban London had further expanded, with increasing suburbanisation, improvement and expansion of public transport, and the setting up of new industries outside the inner London area

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