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Puckeridge, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Puckeridge, a village in Standon and Braughing parishes,. Herts, near the river Rib, 6½ miles NNE of Ware, and 1 mile from each of the stations at Standon and Braughing on the Buntingford branch of the G.E.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Ware, a Congregational. chapel, a Church of England school and lecture-room erected in 1862, which is served by the Vicar of Standon, and it had formerly a chantry, erected in the time of Edward II. The parish of Standon has a parish council of seven members.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHertfordshire 
Civil parishBraughin 
Poor Law unionBerkhampstead 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Puckeridge from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Puckeridge are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hertfordshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Postal districtSG11
Post TownWare