Hertfordshire Family History Guide

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

  • Baldock, Hertfordshire
  • Barkway, Hertfordshire
  • Barley, Hertfordshire
  • Bayford, Hertfordshire
  • Bengeo, Hertfordshire
  • Benington, Hertfordshire
  • Bishop’s Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire
  • Bovingdon, Hertfordshire
  • Boxmoor, Hertfordshire
  • Bramfield, Hertfordshire
  • Braughing, Hertfordshire
  • Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire
  • Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
  • Buckland, Hertfordshire
  • Buntingford, Hertfordshire
  • Bushey, Hertfordshire
  • Bygrave, Hertfordshire

C

  • Caddington, Hertfordshire
  • Caldecote, Hertfordshire
  • Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
  • Chipperfield, Hertfordshire
  • Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire
  • Chorley Wood Christ Church, Hertfordshire
  • Clothall, Hertfordshire
  • Codicote, Hertfordshire
  • Colney, Hertfordshire
  • Colney Heath, Hertfordshire
  • Cottered, Hertfordshire

D

  • Datchworth, Hertfordshire
  • Digswell, Hertfordshire

E

  • East Barnet, Hertfordshire
  • Eastwick, Hertfordshire
  • Elstree, Hertfordshire
  • Essendon, Hertfordshire

F

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

G

  • Gilston, Hertfordshire
  • Graveley with Chivesfield, Hertfordshire
  • Great Amwell, Hertfordshire
  • Great Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire
  • Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire
  • Great Hormead, Hertfordshire
  • Great Munden, Hertfordshire
  • Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire

H

  • Harpenden, Hertfordshire
  • Hatfield St Mary, Hertfordshire
  • Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Hertford, Hertfordshire
  • Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire
  • Hertford St Andrew with St Nicholas and St Mary, Hertfordshire
  • Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
  • Hexton, Hertfordshire
  • High Cross, Hertfordshire
  • Hinxworth, Hertfordshire
  • Hitchin, Hertfordshire
  • Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
  • Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

I

  • Ickleford, Hertfordshire

K

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

L

  • Layston, Hertfordshire
  • Letchworth, Hertfordshire
  • Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire
  • Lilley, Hertfordshire
  • Little Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire
  • Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire
  • Little Hadham, Hertfordshire
  • Little Hormead, Hertfordshire
  • Little Munden, Hertfordshire
  • Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire

M

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 He

Hundreds in Hertfordshire

The hundreds were called

  • Braughing Hundred
  • Broadwater Hundred
  • Cashio Hundred
  • Dacorum hundred
  • Edwinstree Hundred
  • Hertford Hundred
  • Hitchin Hundred
  • Odsey Hundred