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Barnet was first made famous by the 1471 Battle of Barnet between troops supporting the Duke of York, led by Edward IV and the men of the rebel Richard Neville. The borough is situated on the northern edge of London and was formed by combining several urban areas from both Middlesex and Hertfordshire in 1965.
In times past Barnet played host to a large local fair, which was obviously widely known of, as it inspired the well known rhyming-slang term for hair! It was also a one-time home to Samuel Pepys, the pre-eminent writer and historian of his day.

These days Barnet is a mix of many cultures with large Asian and African populations as well as the UK's largest Jewish community. The borough has a Conservative-dominated council, and is home to over 300,000 people, two thirds of whom are home-owners.

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  Barnet - Essential Info
Official name of borough:The borough of Barnet
Local Government:Barnet Council
Council Address:Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4BG
Council email:first.contact@barnet.gov.uk
Council phone:020 8359 2000
Council website:www.barnet.gov.uk
Population of Barnet (est.):324370


  Areas in Barnet
The following is a list of the main places, towns and areas in Barnet:

Arkley, Barnet, Brunswick Park, Burnt Oak, Childs Hill, Chipping Barnet, Cricklewood, Church End, Cockfosters, Colindale, East Barnet, East Finchley, Edgware, Finchley, Fortis Green, Friern Barnet, Golders Green, Hadley, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Hendon, High Barnet, Holders Hill, Mill Hill, Monken Hadley, New Barnet, North Finchley, Oakleigh Park, Osidge, Southgate, The Hyde, Totteridge, Whetstone, Woodside Park.

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