Middlesex is a county in the South East of England. The name comes from the early Saxons in the 5th Century.The river Thames being the most important part of the area. Middlesex is dominated by the City Of London, which in the 12th century obtained the right of appointing the sheriff of the county. Steel engraved map, hand coloured, drawn and engraved by Joshua Archer. Showing Hundreds (ancient divisions within a county), Boroughs, Polling places, canals, rivers and water courses, Turnpikes, Rail roads, Parks and more. Engraved for Dugdale’s England and Wales Delineated 1846.