Albury, Hertfordshire

Description

Albury, a parish in Herts, on the river Ash, S 1/2 miles E of Braughing and Standon stations on the G.E.R., and 5 1/2 NW of Bishop-Stortford. It has a post office under Much Hadham (S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Puckeridge. Area, 3238 acres of land and 10 of water; population, 563. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; yearly value from tithe rent charge, £250 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of St Albans. The church contains a brass of Sir R. Verney, and a tomb of Sir Walter De la Lee of Albury Hall. The parish contains the hamlets of Albury End, Church End, Clapgate, Patmore Heath, Upwich, and Graves-end. Albury Hall, a country seat here, has a fine park of about 200 acres.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Albury


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hertfordshire is online.


Maps

Old maps of Albury are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634. Edited by Walter C. Metcalfe, F.S.A. is available on the Heraldry page.