Note that "Barnet" applies to several parishes, some in Middlesex and some in Hertfordshire, and that the County of London has moved out to encompass parts. Also note that the county boundaries are quite complicated - Chipping Barnet and East Barnet are in a part of Hertfordshire which projects into Middlesex, North of Friern Barnet and South of Christ Church Barnet - which is in the parish of South Mimms. See the GENUKI Map of Hertfordshire parishes .
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"FRIERN BARNET, (or Fryern Barnet) a parish and small village in the Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, 8 miles to the N. of London, and a short distance from the Colney Hatch and Southgate station, on the Great Northern railway. " (There is more of this description). "COLNEY HATCH, a hamlet in the parish of Friern Barnet, in the Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, in the county of Middlesex, 1 mile N.E. of Finchley, and 3 miles S.E. of Chipping Barnet. It is a station on the Great Northern railway. Many pleasant villas have recently been built, and there is a good hotel. Here is the Pauper Lunatic Asylum for the county of Middlesex, designed to accommodate 1,000 patients. It was built in 1850, after designs by S. Daukes, and has a frontage of 1,884 feet." "WHETSTONE, a hamlet and chapelry in the parishes of Friern Barnet and Finchley, county Middlesex, 2 miles S. of Barnet, 8½ N.W. of London, and 2 from Colney Hatch station on the Great Northern railway. The village is situated on the high road to St. Alban's, and within the N. metropolitan postal district. The living is a perpetual cur. in the diocese of London, value £170, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. John. The Independents have a chapel. There are National and infant schools."
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