When we talk of Middlesex where do we mean?

The County, the Province or the Tribal Lands?

It's possible you didn't even realise there is a choice!


We do know that anyone who says Middlesex
‘doesn’t exist’ is talking out their hat.

The assumption that because the County Council was abolished Middlesex is abolished is fanciful - did Middlesex not exist before 1889? For that is the very recent date the Middlesex County Council was formed.

And as you will read and learn,
nothing could be further from the truth.


Middlesex Day Countdown
to May 16th

Welcome to the London  Borough of HACKNEY in east Middlesex

It was incorporated in 1965 by bringing together the Metropolitan Boroughs of Hackney, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington.


Did you know that if you're born in Hackney or its sister Borough, Tower Hamlets, you are a true Eastender? Look at the map on the BBC's soap, "Eastenders" title sequence and to the left of your screen, in close-up, is Hackney at the East End of the Capital County.

Other links that will be of use to you:

Middlesex History Wikipedia

Middlesex - British History Online

GENUKI - Genealogy - Middlesex

The Historic Counties Trust

The Association of British Counties

Rupert Barnes’s Guide to the Counties