Middlesex County Council

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Middlesex County Council was the principal local government body in the administrative county of Middlesex from 1889 to 1965.wikipedia
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Middlesex

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Middlesex County Council was the principal local government body in the administrative county of Middlesex from 1889 to 1965.
When county councils were introduced in England in 1889 about 20% of the area of the historic county of Middlesex, along with a third of its population, was incorporated into the new administrative county of London and the remainder incorporated into the administrative county of Middlesex, governed by the Middlesex County Council that met regularly at the Middlesex Guildhall in Westminster.

Cecil Fane De Salis

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Sir Cecil Fane de Salis, (31 May 1857 in Fringford – 9 March 1948 in Wargrave), of Dawley Court, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middlesex, was chairman of Middlesex County Council 1919–1924, and landowner in the parish of Harlington.

Montagu Sharpe

He was a member of the Middlesex County Council from its founding in 1889 and a justice of the peace for Middlesex.

Muriel Forbes

Muriel Rose Forbes
Alongside this, she was a member of Middlesex County Council from 1934 to 1965, serving as its chair from 1960 to 1961.

Sir William Prescott, 1st Baronet

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A longtime member of Middlesex County Council where he served as an alderman and vice-chairman, he represented the authority on the Metropolitan Water Board (MWB).

Sunbury-on-Thames

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Two Urban Districts to the south west became part of Surrey, including the abolished civil parishes of Staines (which included Laleham), Ashford, Stanwell and Sunbury-on-Thames (which included Shepperton and Littleton), while Potters Bar Urban District (which included most of South Mimms) in the north of the county joined Hertfordshire.
Under the Local Government Act of 1888 County Councils were established the following year, with Sunbury governed by the new Middlesex County Council.

Shepperton

CharltonLower HallifordShepperton, England
Two Urban Districts to the south west became part of Surrey, including the abolished civil parishes of Staines (which included Laleham), Ashford, Stanwell and Sunbury-on-Thames (which included Shepperton and Littleton), while Potters Bar Urban District (which included most of South Mimms) in the north of the county joined Hertfordshire.
A change to secular council-administered rather than church-administered public services followed the establishment of poor law unions and Sanitary Districts and was completed with the founding, in 1889, of the Middlesex County Council and Staines Rural District from 1896.

Staines-upon-Thames

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Two Urban Districts to the south west became part of Surrey, including the abolished civil parishes of Staines (which included Laleham), Ashford, Stanwell and Sunbury-on-Thames (which included Shepperton and Littleton), while Potters Bar Urban District (which included most of South Mimms) in the north of the county joined Hertfordshire.
This status conferred additional powers and responsibilities compared with the few Rural Districts in Middlesex County Council.

Stanwell

Stanwell PlaceStanwell, Surrey
Two Urban Districts to the south west became part of Surrey, including the abolished civil parishes of Staines (which included Laleham), Ashford, Stanwell and Sunbury-on-Thames (which included Shepperton and Littleton), while Potters Bar Urban District (which included most of South Mimms) in the north of the county joined Hertfordshire.
In the northwest of the parish, off Spout Lane, Middlesex County Council established 24 small holdings in the early 1930s: Burrows Hill Close estate and Bedfont Court.

Middlesex Guildhall

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In the division of property between the Middlesex and London county councils, the guildhall at Westminster went to Middlesex in exchange for the Middlesex Sessions House in Clerkenwell.

Middlesex Quarter Sessions

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The Middlesex sessions moved to Westminster Guildhall, also the location of Middlesex County Council from 1913.

Administrative counties of England

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Middlesex County Council was the principal local government body in the administrative county of Middlesex from 1889 to 1965.

Local Government Act 1888

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The county council was created by the Local Government Act 1888, which also removed the most populous part of the county to constitute the County of London.

County of London

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The county council was created by the Local Government Act 1888, which also removed the most populous part of the county to constitute the County of London.

Alderman

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The county council consisted of elected councillors and co-opted county aldermen.

Caxton Hall

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The first meeting of the "provisional" county council was held on 14 February 1889 at Westminster Town Hall.

Conservative Party (UK)

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Although the council did not use political labels, among the aldermen elected were members of the parliamentary Conservative Party.

Labour Party (UK)

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From 1919 the non-political composition of the council was challenged by the election of members of the Labour Party.

London Government Act 1963

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These were to be the final elections to the county council: under the London Government Act 1963 the elections due in 1964 were cancelled, with the elections to the shadow Greater London Council being held instead.

Greater London Council

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These were to be the final elections to the county council: under the London Government Act 1963 the elections due in 1964 were cancelled, with the elections to the shadow Greater London Council being held instead.

Borough

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The chairman of the county council chaired its meetings and also represented it in a ceremonial manner, in a similar fashion to the mayor of a borough.