Searching for "SOUTH MIMMS"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Barnet Hertfordshire South Mimms pars., Middlesex, 11¼ miles N. of London by rail, 235 ac., pop. 4095; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank Bartholomew
    BARNET Hertfordshire
    Middlesex
    South Mimms, containing the parish of South Mimms, in Middlesex and the parishes of Elstree, Shenley, and Ridge, in Herts Imperial
    EDMONTON Middlesex contains the parishes of Edmonton, Enfield, Hadley, South Mimms, and Tottenham. Acres, 32, 026. Pop., 40, 885. Houses, 7, 681. Imperial
    Enfield Division Middlesex parl. div. of Middlesex, pop. 54,153; comprises the pars. of Edmonton, Enfield, Fryern Barnet, Monken Hadley, and South Mimms. Bartholomew
    Hadley Highstone Middlesex Hadley Highstone , place, South Mimms par., Middlesex. Bartholomew
    Little Heath Middlesex Little Heath , hamlet, South Mimms par., Middlesex, 3 miles N. of Barnet; P.O. Bartholomew
    LONDON London
    London
    South Mimms, and Tottenham; the three p. curacies in Edmonton parish, the four in Enfield parish, the eight in Hampstead Imperial
    Mimms, North Hertfordshire Mimms, North , par. and vil., Herts, 2½ miles N. of South Mimms and 3 miles SW. of Hatfield, 4966 ac., pop. 1266; P.O.; near Bartholomew
    Mimms, South Middlesex Mimms, South , par. and vil., Middlesex - par. (including part of town of Barnet), 6386 ac., pop. 4002; vil., 2½ miles Bartholomew
    MIMMS (SOUTH) Middlesex MIMMS (SOUTH) , a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Barnet district, Middlesex. The village stands near the boundary Imperial
    Potters Bar Middlesex South Mimms par., Middlesex - dist., pop. 1267; vil., on NE. border of co., 12¾ miles N. of London by rail Bartholomew
    POTTERS-BAR Middlesex South Mimms parish, Middlesex. The village stands near the Great Northern railway, and near the boundary with Herts, 1 mile Imperial
    South Mimms Middlesex South Mimms , par. and vil., in N. of Middlesex - par. (containing part of Barnet town), 6386 ac., pop. 4002; vil., 2½ miles Bartholomew
    Wrotham Park Middlesex Wrotham Park , seat of Earl of Strafford, South Mimms par., Middlesex, 1½ mile N. of Barnet. Bartholomew
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