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Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.
The Administration of Justice Act 1964 (c 42) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reorganised the judicial arrangements in the Greater London area to reflect major local government changes.
Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974.
An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.
An agricultural supply store or agrocenter is an agriculturally-oriented shop where one sells agricultural supplies -- inputs required for agricultural production such as pesticides, feed and fertilizers.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
Anemone nemorosa is an early-spring flowering plant in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, native to Europe.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.
Ashford Town (Middlesex) Football Club are a football club based in Ashford, Surrey, England.
Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England.
Ashford is a town and suburb of London almost entirely in the Surrey borough of Spelthorne, but with a small part in the London Borough of Hounslow, England.
The courts of assize, or assizes, were periodic courts held around England and Wales until 1972, when together with the quarter sessions they were abolished by the Courts Act 1971 and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court.
Æthelstan or Athelstan (Old English: Æþelstan, or Æðelstān, meaning "noble stone"; 89427 October 939) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924 to 927 and King of the English from 927 to 939.
The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was a battle during the Peninsular War.
The Battle of Britain (Luftschlacht um England, literally "The Air Battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the Luftwaffe.
Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.
In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image.
The Board of Agriculture was a British voluntary association and chartered society founded in 1793 to promote agricultural improvement.
A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.
The Brent Reservoir (popularly called the Welsh Harp) is a reservoir between Hendon and Wembley Park in London.
Brentford is a town in west London, England, historic county town of Middlesex and part of the London Borough of Hounslow, at the confluence of the River Brent and the Thames, west-by-southwest of Charing Cross.
British History Online is a digital library of primary and secondary sources on medieval and modern history of Great Britain and Ireland.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
Bushey is a town in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Chapman codes are a set of 3-letter codes used in genealogy to identify the administrative divisions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Chorography (from χῶρος khōros, "place" and γράφειν graphein, "to write") is the art of describing or mapping a region or district, and by extension such a description or map.
The City and Liberty of Westminster was a unit of local government in the county of Middlesex, England.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.
The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.
Clerkenwell is an area of central and north London, England.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
A county corporate or corporate county was a type of subnational division used for local government in England, Ireland, and Wales.
A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.
The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Middlesex.
Denham is a village and civil parish in the South Bucks district of Buckinghamshire, England.
The Metropolitan District Railway (commonly known as the District Railway) was a passenger railway that served London from 1868 to 1933.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Ealing is a district of west London, England, located west of Charing Cross.
Earl of Middlesex was a title that was created twice in the Peerage of England.
An early day motion (EDM), in the Westminster system, is a motion, expressed as a single sentence, tabled by Members of Parliament that formally calls for debate "on an early day".
The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.
Eastbury is a settlement in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, adjacent to the London suburb of Northwood in Hillingdon.
Edmonton is one of six hundreds (obsolete subdivisions) of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Edmonton is an area of the London Borough of Enfield, England, north-east of Charing Cross.
Egham is a Town in the Runnymede borough of Surrey, in the south-east of England.
Egham Hythe is a ward historically only in Egham, split into two post towns in Surrey, England.
Elthorne was a hundred (ancient subdivision) of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
The EN postcode area, also known as the Enfield postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in England which are subdivisions of seven post towns.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
Enfield Town, also known as Enfield, is the historic centre of the London Borough of Enfield.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Feltham was an urban district in the former county of Middlesex, England from 1904 to 1965.
Finchley Common was an area of land in Middlesex, and until 1816 the boundary between the parishes of Finchley, Friern Barnet and Hornsey.
The Finsbury Division was one of four divisions of the Hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, England.
In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas.
The Forest of Middlesex was an ancient woodland covering much of the county of Middlesex, England that was north of the City of London and now forms the northern part of Greater London.
Friern Barnet Urban District was a local government area in Middlesex, England created in 1883 from the civil parish Friern Barnet.
Gore was a hundred of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.
The HA postcode area, also known as the Harrow postcode area, is a group of ten postcode districts in England which are subdivisions of seven post towns.
Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the borough of Richmond upon Thames, London, England, south west and upstream of central London on the River Thames.
Hampton Wick, formerly a village, is a Thames-side area of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, which is contiguous Teddington and Kingston upon Thames.
Hayes (from 1930, Hayes and Harlington) was a local government, urban district in west Middlesex, England from 1904 to 1965.
Hayes is a town in West London, situated west of Charing Cross.
The Head of the River Race (HORR) is an against-the-clock ('processional') rowing race held annually on the River Thames in London, England between eights, other such races being the Schools' Head of the River Race, Women's Head of the River Race and Veterans' Head of the River Race.
Hendon was a rural district in Middlesex, England from 1894 to 1934.
The Heptarchy is a collective name applied to the seven petty kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in 5th century until their unification into the Kingdom of England in the early 10th century.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England.
Heston Aerodrome was a 1930s airfield located to the west of London, UK, operational between 1929 and 1947.
This is a list of High Sheriffs of Middlesex.
Below is a list of High Sheriffs of the County of London, from the creation of the county in 1889 to its abolition in 1965.
Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th century from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.
The History of local government districts in Middlesex outside the metropolitan area began in 1835 with the formation of poor law unions.
The Holborn Division was one of four divisions of the Hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, England.
Hornsey is a district of north London, England in the London Borough of Haringey.
Hounslow Heath is a local nature reserve in the London Borough of Hounslow.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Boards of improvement commissioners were ad hoc urban local government boards created during the 18th and 19th centuries in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and its predecessors the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland.
Inner London is the name for the group of London boroughs which form the interior part of Greater London and are surrounded by Outer London.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
Isleworth Hundred was a subdivision of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Sir John Betjeman (28 August 190619 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack".
John Norden (1625) was an English cartographer, chorographer and antiquary.
Joseph Fletcher (1813–1852) was an English statistical writer.
A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace.
Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.
The Kensington Division was one of four divisions of the Hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, England.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
The kingdom of the East Saxons (Ēast Seaxna Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Saxonum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Essex, was one of the seven traditional kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
Kingston upon Thames, also known as Kingston, is an area in the southwest of Greater London, England, southwest of Charing Cross.
Knights of the shire (milites comitatus) was the formal title for members of parliament (MPs) representing a county constituency in the British House of Commons, from its origins in the medieval Parliament of England until the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 ended the practice of each county (or shire) forming a single constituency.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
This is a list of historic counties of England by area as at the 1831 census.
This is a list of boundary changes occurring in the London region of England, since the re-organisation of local government following the passing of the London Government Act 1963.
This is a list of the highest natural points in Greater London, England.
Local boards or local boards of health were local authorities in urban areas of England and Wales from 1848 to 1894.
The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.
The Local Government Act 1894 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 73) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales outside the County of London.
The London Basin is an elongated, roughly triangular sedimentary basin approximately long which underlies London and a large area of south east England, south eastern East Anglia and the adjacent North Sea.
The London Borough of Barnet is a suburban London borough in North London, England, with some districts within North West London forming part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London, and forms part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Camden is a borough in north west London, and forms part of Inner London.
The London Borough of Ealing is a London Borough in west London, England, and forms part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London, England.
The London Borough of Hackney is a London Borough in Inner London, United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is a London borough partly in West London (Hammersmith, West Kensington) and partly in South West London (Fulham), and forms part of Inner London.
The London Borough of Haringey (pronounced, same as Harringay) is a London borough in North London, classified by some definitions as part of Inner London, and by others as part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Harrow is a London borough of north-west London, England.
The London Borough of Hillingdon is a large borough located in Greater London, England which had a population of 273,936 according to the 2011 Census.
The London Borough of Hounslow is a London borough in West London, England, forming part of Outer London.
The London Borough of Islington is a London borough in Inner London, England.
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England, forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.
The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London).
The London Government Act 1963 (c. 33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which recognised officially the conurbation known as Greater London and created a new local government structure for the capital.
The London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) was the organisation responsible for local public transport in London and its environs from 1933 to 1948.
The London postal district is the area in England of to which mail addressed to the LONDON post town is delivered.
The London School of Economics (officially The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as LSE) is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex.
The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.
A meander is one of a series of regular sinuous curves, bends, loops, turns, or windings in the channel of a river, stream, or other watercourse.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Metro-land (or Metroland) is a name given to the suburban areas that were built to the north-west of London in the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex in the early part of the 20th century that were served by the Metropolitan Railway (the Met).
Metro-Land is a BBC documentary film written and narrated by the then Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, Sir John Betjeman.
The Metropolitan Board of Works (MBW) was the principal instrument of London-wide government from December 1855 until the establishment of the London County Council in March 1889.
Bethnal Green was a civil parish and a metropolitan borough in the East End of London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1900 and 1965.
The Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury was a Metropolitan borough within the County of London from 1900 to 1965, when it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of Islington to form the London Borough of Islington.
The Metropolitan Borough of Fulham was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London between 1900 and 1965, when it was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith to form the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
The Metropolitan Borough of Hackney was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
Hammersmith was a civil parish and metropolitan borough in London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965, when it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras and the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn to form the London Borough of Camden.
The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was a metropolitan borough in the County of London between 1900 and 1965, when it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras and the Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead to form the London Borough of Camden.
Islington was a civil parish and metropolitan borough in London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Kensington was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
Paddington was a civil parish and metropolitan borough in London, England.
Poplar was a local government district in the metropolitan area of London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London between 1899 and 1965, when it was merged with the Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington and the Metropolitan Borough of Hackney to form the London Borough of Hackney.
The Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
St Pancras was a civil parish and metropolitan borough in London, England.
The Metropolitan Borough of Stepney was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London created in 1900.
The Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington was a metropolitan borough in the County of London between 1900 and 1965 when it became part of the London Borough of Hackney.
The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was a metropolitan borough in the County of London, England, from 1900 to 1965.
The term metropolitan borough was used from 1900 to 1965, for the subdivisions of the County of London and were created by the London Government Act 1899.
The Metropolitan Police District (MPD) is the police area which is policed by the Metropolitan Police Service in London.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.
The Metropolitan Railway (also known as the Met) was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933, its main line heading north-west from the capital's financial heart in the City to what were to become the Middlesex suburbs.
The Middle Saxons or Middel Seaxe were a people whose territory later became, with somewhat contracted boundaries, the county of Middlesex, England.
Middlesex is a former constituency.
Middlesex County Council was the principal local government body in the administrative county of Middlesex from 1889 to 1965.
Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Middlesex County Football Association is an organisation that regulates and promotes football, aiming to increase the quantity and quality of participation in the historic area of Middlesex.
The Middlesex Cricket Board was formed in 1996.
The Middlesex Guildhall is the home of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
The Middlesex Quarter Sessions was the quarter session court for the county of Middlesex, England.
The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1966.
The Former Middlesex Session(s) House or the Old Sessions House is a large building on Clerkenwell Green in the London Borough of Islington in London, England, built in 1780 as the seat of the Middlesex Quarter Sessions.
Middlesex University London is a public university in Hendon, north west London, England.
Molesey is a suburban district comprising two large villages, East Molesey and West Molesey, in Surrey, England, just outside the edge of Greater London and situated on the south bank of the River Thames.
Monken Hadley is a place in the London Borough of Barnet.
Acton was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1865 to 1965.
Brentford and Chiswick was a local government district of Middlesex, England from 1927 to 1965.
Ealing was a local government district from 1863 to 1965 around the town of Ealing which formed part of the built up area of London until 1965, where it officially became part of Greater London.
Edmonton was a local government district in north-east Middlesex, England, from 1850 to 1965.
Enfield was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1850 to 1965.
Finchley was a local government district in Middlesex, England, from 1878 to 1965.
Hendon was an ancient civil parish of around which included Mill Hill on the border of Hertfordshire, as well as Golders Green and Childs Hill on the border of what became the County of London.
Heston and Isleworth was a local government district of Middlesex, England from 1894 to 1965.
Hornsey was a local government district in east Middlesex from 1867 to 1965.
Southall (until 1936 Southall Norwood) was a local government district in the county of Middlesex, United Kingdom from 1891 to 1965.
Southgate was a local government district of Middlesex from 1881 to 1965.
Tottenham was a local government district in north east Middlesex from 1850 to 1965.
Twickenham was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1868 to 1965.
Uxbridge was a local government district in north west Middlesex, England, from 1849 to 1965, seated in the town of Uxbridge.
Wembley was an urban district and later a municipal borough in Middlesex, England from 1894 to 1965.
Willesden was a local government district in the county of Middlesex, England from 1874 to 1965.
Wood Green was a local government district in south east Middlesex from 1888 to 1965.
The Municipal Corporations Act 1835 (5 & 6 Wm. IV., c.76), sometimes known as the Municipal Reform Act, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in the incorporated boroughs of England and Wales.
The New Works Programme of 1935–1940 was the major investment programme delivered by the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB), commonly known as London Transport, which had been created in 1933 to coordinate underground train, tram, trolleybus and bus services in the capital and the surrounding areas.
North London is the northern part of London, England.
Northwood is an elevated residential settlement in the London Borough of Hillingdon adjoining Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve (which contains the Ruislip Lido) and which shares a northern border with Hertfordshire.
An officer of arms is a person appointed by a sovereign or state with authority to perform one or more of the following functions.
The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Ossulstone is an obsolete subdivision (hundred) covering 26.4% of – and the most metropolitan part – of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Outer London is the name for the group of London Boroughs that form a ring around Inner London.
Park Royal is an area in northwest London, England.
The historic county of Middlesex in south east England was represented in Parliament from the 13th century.
Plantlife is a wild plant conservation charity., it owned 23 nature reserves around the United Kingdom.
A poet laureate (plural: poets laureate) is a poet officially appointed by a government or conferring institution, typically expected to compose poems for special events and occasions.
The points of the compass mark the divisions on a compass, which is primarily divided into four points: north, south, east, and west.
A poor law union was a geographical territory, and early local government unit, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system.
The postal counties of the United Kingdom, now known as former postal counties, were postal subdivisions in routine use by the Royal Mail until 1996.
Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.
Potters Bar Town Football Club is an English football club based in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England.
South Mimms Rural District (1894–1934) succeeded by Potters Bar Urban District (1934–1974) was a local government district occupying the area around the village, then urban village or town of Potters Bar, England.
Poyle is a largely industrial and agricultural area in the unitary authority of Slough, in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, England.
The courts of quarter sessions or quarter sessions were local courts traditionally held at four set times each year in the Kingdom of England (including Wales) from 1388 until 1707, then in 18th-century Great Britain, in the later United Kingdom, and in other dominions of the British Empire.
RAF Uxbridge was a Royal Air Force (RAF) station in Uxbridge, within the London Borough of Hillingdon, occupying a site that originally belonged to the Hillingdon House estate.
The River Brent is a river in west and northwest London, England, and a tributary of the River Thames.
The Colne is a river in England which is a tributary of the River Thames.
The River Lea in England originates in Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow Creek.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) is an inner London borough of royal status.
The Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, also known as the Herbert Commission, was established in 1957 and published its report in 1960.
Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.
Ruislip-Northwood was an urban district in west Middlesex, England, from 1904 to 1965.
Rural districts were a type of local government area – now superseded – established at the end of the 19th century in England, Wales, and Ireland for the administration of predominantly rural areas at a level lower than that of the administrative counties.
Sanitary districts were established in England and Wales in 1875 and in Ireland in 1878.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
Seax (also sax, sæx, sex; invariant in plural, latinized sachsum) is an Old English word for "knife".
The Second Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution, was a phase of rapid industrialization in the final third of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.
Slough is a large town in Berkshire, England, on the western fringes of the Greater London Urban Area, west of central London, north of Windsor, east of Maidenhead, south-east of High Wycombe and north-east of the county town of Reading.
South Hornsey was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1865 to 1900.
Speculum Britanniae ("Mirror of Britain"), published in London from 1593, was a projected, but unfinished, chorography of Britain by John Norden (1548—1625).
Spelthorne is a local government district and borough in Surrey, England.
Spelthorne was a hundred (dated subdivision) of the historic county of Middlesex, England.
Staines Rural District was a rural district of Middlesex in England from 1894 to 1930.
Staines Town Football Club is an English football club based in Staines-upon-Thames.
Staines was a local government district from 1894 to 1974 named after the English town of Staines.
Staines-upon-Thames is a town on the River Thames in Surrey, England.
Sunbury on Thames Urban District, also known as Sunbury Urban District, was a local government district from 1894 to 1974 comprising the town and parish of Sunbury-on-Thames and from 1930 also the parishes of Littleton and Shepperton.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.
Teddington is a suburban area lying west south-west of London, England.
The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.
The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames in London, England.
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, published in London on 17 June 1771 (just three months before Smollett's death), and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, FRS FRSE PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician.
Tobias George Smollett (19 March 1721 – 17 September 1771) was a Scottish poet and author.
Tottenham is a district of north London, England, within the London Borough of Haringey.
The Tower Division was a Liberty in the ancient county of Middlesex, England.
The TW postcode area, also known as the Twickenham postcode area, is a group of 20 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 13 post towns.
Twickenham is a suburban area and town in Greater London, lying on the River Thames 10.2 miles west-southwest of the centre of London.
The UB postcode area, also known as the Southall postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of six post towns.
In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.
A utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.
Uxbridge is a town in west London, England, and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon.
Uxbridge was, from 1875 to 1925, a local government district in Middlesex, England.
The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria with the aim of creating an encyclopaedic history of each of the historic counties of England.
Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Germany during World War I and World War II.
Wessex (Westseaxna rīce, the "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in the early 10th century.
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central and West London in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated.
Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames.
Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
Wikishire is an on-line gazetteer of Great Britain, Ireland and associated territories.
Willesden is an area in north west London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent.
William Cobbett (9 March 1763 – 18 June 1835) was an English pamphleteer, farmer, journalist and member of parliament, who was born in Farnham, Surrey.
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wraysbury is a village and civil parish in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
Yiewsley and West Drayton also known as Yiewsley and West Drayton U.D. was an urban district in Middlesex, England (1911-1965).