Hertfordshire

Elstree Hill North. Postcode. The Old Holly Bush public house is on the left. Circa 1910. Author unattributed.


Hertfordshire is bounded, North by Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, East by Essex, South by Middlesex, and West by Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. It is about 36 miles long, and 16 broad; and is divided into eight Hundreds — Braughin, Broadwater, Cashio, Dacorum, Edwintree, Hertford, Hitchin and Picton, and Odsey. Rivers: the Lea, the Maran, the Rib, the Quin, the Coln, the Stort, and the Verlam. It has 16 Market-Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Dioceses of London and Lincoln; and it is in the Home Circuit. Area 528 square miles, or 337,920 acres. Population, 157,207.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Parishes in Hertfordshire

A

B

C

D

  • Datchworth, Hertfordshire
  • Digswell, Hertfordshire

E

F

  • Flamstead, Hertfordshire
  • Flaunden, Hertfordshire
  • Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire

G

H

I

  • Ickleford, Hertfordshire

K

  • Kelshall, Hertfordshire
  • Kensworth, Hertfordshire
  • Kimpton, Hertfordshire
  • King’s Langley, Hertfordshire
  • King’s Walden, Hertfordshire
  • Knebworth, Hertfordshire

L

M

  • Marsworth, Hertfordshire
  • Meesden, Hertfordshire
  • Much Hadham, Hertfordshire

N

  • Newnham, Hertfordshire
  • North Mymms, Hertfordshire
  • Northaw, Hertfordshire
  • Northchurch, Hertfordshire
  • Norton, Hertfordshire

O

  • Offley, Hertfordshire

P

  • Pirton, Hertfordshire
  • Puttenham, Hertfordshire

R

  • Radwell, Hertfordshire
  • Redbourn, Hertfordshire
  • Reed, Hertfordshire
  • Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Ridge, Hertfordshire
  • Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Rushden, Hertfordshire

S

  • Sacombe, Hertfordshire
  • Sandon, Hertfordshire
  • Sandridge, Hertfordshire
  • Sarratt, Hertfordshire
  • Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
  • Shenley, Hertfordshire
  • Shephall, Hertfordshire
  • Shillington, Hertfordshire
  • St Albans, Hertfordshire
    • St Albans St Michael, Hertfordshire
    • St Albans St Peter, Hertfordshire
    • St Albans St Stephen, Hertfordshire
  • St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire
  • St Paul’s Walden, Hertfordshire
  • Standon, Hertfordshire
  • Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire
  • Stanstead St Margaret, Hertfordshire
  • Stapleford, Hertfordshire
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Stocking Pelham, Hertfordshire

T

  • Tewin, Hertfordshire
  • Therfield, Hertfordshire
  • Thorley, Hertfordshire
  • Throcking, Hertfordshire
  • Thundridge, Hertfordshire
  • Totteridge, Hertfordshire
  • Tring, Hertfordshire

W

  • Wakeley, Hertfordshire
  • Walkern, Hertfordshire
  • Wallington, Hertfordshire
  • Ware, Hertfordshire
  • Wareside, Hertfordshire
  • Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire
  • Welwyn, Hertfordshire
  • West Hyde, Hertfordshire
  • Westmill, Hertfordshire
  • Weston, Hertfordshire
  • Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire
  • Whipsnade, Hertfordshire
  • Widford, Hertfordshire
  • Wigginton, Hertfordshire
  • Willian, Hertfordshire
  • Wormley, Hertfordshire
  • Wyddial, Hertfordshire

Y

Registration Districts in Hertfordshire

  • Barnet District
  • Edmonton district
  • Hitchin District
  • Ware District

Hundreds in Hertfordshire

The hundreds were called