A Conversation for The Corporation of London

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Post 1

Freddy, Keeper Of The Word "fnar!". Back from the Underworld.

I know that Richmond was originally Surrey, that Tottenham was originally Middlesex, and that Illford was Essex - so what county would the Square Mile have been in before it was considered of great enough importance to not be in any of them?


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Post 2

HappyDude

the last option I believe (but not knowsmiley - erm)

I know Middlesex stretched down to at least Camden Town.


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Post 3

Freddy, Keeper Of The Word "fnar!". Back from the Underworld.

Asked this in the ask h2g2 page, and it turned out that London has pretty much been on its own since before counties were invented. Apparently it used to be in the Kingdom of Kent, back in the days when it was Wessex, Mercia, Kent, etc, etc


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Post 4

HappyDude

smiley - cool


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