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Hyde, West, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Hyde, West, an ecclesiastical parish in the civil parish of Rickmansworth, Herts, on the river Colne, at the boundary with Middlesex, 2¼ miles SW from Rickmansworth, where there are stations on the L. & N.W.R. and the Metropolitan railway. It was constituted in 1846, and has a post and-money order office under Rickmansworth (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Rickmansworth. Population, 506. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £189. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church, built in 1845, is a cruciform edifice of flint.

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

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.