Hertfordshire, England Genealogy

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County Information

Hertfordshire (abbreviated Herts [1] ) is a county in south east England [2] and is one of the "Home Counties" surrounding London along with Surrey, Essex, Kent, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire. [3] The county town is Hertford. [2] The county takes its name from Hertford meaning a ford frequented by harts or stags.[4]

The major towns are Hertford, St Albans (built on the site of a Roman settlement, Verulamium), Watford, Hatfield, and Letchworth (Britain's first Garden City).[2]


Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Hertfordshire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Hertfordshire.

Civil Registration Districts

List of Hertfordshire Civil Registration Districts

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Notes and References

  1. Burt Vance, A Dictionary of Abbreviations (Oxford University Press, Oxford Reference Online 2011, eISBN 9780199698295) accessed 3 June 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 'Hertfordshire' in Philip's World Encyclopedia (Oxford Reference Online 2004-2012, eISBN 9780199546091) accessed 3 June 2013.
  3. 'Home Counties' in Philip's World Encyclopedia (Oxford Reference Online 2004-2012, eISBN 9780199546091) accessed 3 June 2013.
  4. "Hertford Herts." in A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place Names (1st rev ed., Oxford University Press, 2011; Print ISBN-13 9780199609086; Oxford Reference Online 2011-2012 eISBN 9780191739446).