Letchworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1695
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604
- Great Wymondley
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
LETCHWORTH, a parish, in the union of Hitchin, hundred of Broadwater, county of Hertford, 2½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Hitchin; containing 108 inhabitants. It comprises by computation nearly 1000 acres: the soil is a strong clay, in some parts inclining to loam; the surface is hilly. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £11. 1. 10½., and in the gift of the Rev. J. Allington: the tithes have been commuted for £240, and the glebe comprises 42 acres.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
- County: Hertfordshire
- Civil Registration District: Hitchin
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Hitchin Division)
- Diocese: Post-1844 – Rochester, Pre-1845 – Lincoln
- Rural Deanery: Hitchin
- Poor Law Union: Hitchin
- Hundred: Broadwater
- Province: Canterbury