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Wakely, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Wakely, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now united with Westmill parish in Royston union, Herts, 2 miles W of Westmill village. It consists of one farm and a few cottages.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyHertfordshire 
HundredEdwinstree 
Poor Law unionHitchin 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wakely from the following:


Land and Property

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


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.