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Chivesfield or Chesfield, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Chivesfield or Chesfield, a quondam parish in Herts, now incorporated with Graveley, 2 miles NNE of Stevenage. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Graveley, in the diocese of St Albans.

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

Civil Registration

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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