Barkway, Hertfordshire Genealogy
Barkway (St. Mary Magdalene), is a town and parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Edwinstree, county of Hertfordshire, 4 miles (S. S. E.) from Royston, and 13 3/4 miles (N. N. E.) from Hertford, and 35 miles (N.) from London, on the road to Cambridge; containing with the hamlets of Newsells an Nuthampstead, 1291 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Independents.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
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Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288830.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Hertfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- 2. Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1831 See at: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445
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