Barley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Margaret

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARLEY, a parish in Royston district, Herts; on the NE verge of the county, 3 miles SE of Royston r. station. It has a post-office under Royston. Acres, 2,648. Real property, £4,222. Pop., 809. Houses, 171. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £501. Patron, the Crown. The church is ancient. There are a recent Calvinist chapel, and charities £36.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BARLEY (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Edwinstree, county of Hertford, 2¼ miles (N. E. by N.) from Barkway; containing 792 inhabitants. It contains by computation 2500 acres, and the road from Barkway to Cambridge runs through the village. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £26. 13. 4., and in the patronage of the Bishop of Ely: the tithes have been commuted for £581, and the glebe consists of 32 acres. A school is endowed with £10 per annum.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions, Barley, Hertford, England : abt. 1600-1900

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Barley, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Church records ( 7 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Barley, 1629-1640
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Barley, 1802-1849
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Barley, parish registers

Marriages at Barley, 1566-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

Parish chest materials, 1638-1914
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1559-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Barley, 1559-1903
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Barley, Herts., Eng

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – History ( 1 )
Two ears of Barley : chronicle of an English village
Author: Wilkerson, Jack

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Military records ( 1 )
Militia lists, parish of Barley
Author: Parker, Jack; Hill, Christine; Hill, John

England, Hertfordshire, Barley – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish chest materials, 1638-1914
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Barley (Hertfordshire)

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Administration

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Royston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Post-1844 – Rochester, Pre-1845 – London
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Braughing, Post-1844 – Buntingford
  • Poor Law Union: Royston
  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • Province: Canterbury

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