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High Sheriff of Middlesex

This article is about the holders of the office of Sheriff of the former English County of Middlesex. For the Sheriff of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, see Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office (Massachusetts).

This is a list of High Sheriffs of Middlesex.

History of the office

From c.1131–1889 there was no separate sheriff for the county. By a charter of Henry I the livery of the City of London were given the right to elect two sheriffs of "London and Middlesex" on a payment of £300 per annum to the Crown.[1] This continued until 1889, when the Local Government Act 1888 came into force. A single High Sheriff of Middlesex was thereafter appointed in the same manner as other English counties. At the same time, the most populous parts of Middlesex were included in the new County of London, which had its own High Sheriff.[2]

The office ceased to exist in 1965, when Middlesex was abolished. The majority of the area became part of the jurisdiction of the High Sheriff of Greater London.[3]

List of Sheriffs

Medieval

1131–1888

See List of Sheriffs of London

1889–1899

Note: the years shown are the shrieval years. Sheriffs were appointed at a meeting of the privy council generally held in February or March and held office until the similar meeting in the next year. For example high sheriff appointed in March 1892 "for the year 1892" held office until March 1893.

1899–1909

1909–1919

1919–1929

1929–1939

1939–1949

1949–1959

1959–1965

  • 1959: Herbert Charles Nias of Whyte Leafe, The Ridgeway, Fetcham, Surrey[74]
  • 1960: Sir Christopher George Armstrong Cowan of Kiln Farm, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood[75]
  • 1961: Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred James Ross, of Frethun Cottage, 20 Grimsdyke Crescent, Barnet, Hertfordshire[76]
  • 1962: Major George Robert Hesketh Wrangham of 26 The Avenue, Ealing[77]
  • 1963: Colonel Sir Joseph Henry Haygarth of Braeside, Manor Park Gardens, Edgware[78]
  • 1964: Frederick John Charles Ingram of 52 Vivian Way, Deansway, London N2[79]

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