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Middlesex, Lionel Cranfield 1 10 county retreat of royalty and wealthy London
merchants. The most outstanding building is the royal palace of Hampton Court;
other mansions include Osterley, Syon, and Swake- leys. In 1888, Middlesex lost
Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire), English writer noted for novels and short
stories describing slum life — in London's East End at the end of the Victorian era
— so vividly that they helped bring about changes in British housing legislation.
Established in 1891 by a group of Pittsburgh -merchants interested in the
reduction of aluminum, it was laid out on the site of Fort Crawford (built during the
American Revolutionary period) and named for Kensington in London.
Incorporated as ...
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