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Buckland, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Buckland, a parish in Herts, near Ermine Street and the sources of the Rib and Quin rivers, 3 miles N of Buntingford station on the G.E.R. It includes the village of Chipping, and has a post office under Buntingford, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1629; population of the civil parish, 376; of the ecclesiastical, 483. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Albans; net value, £155 with residence. Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building of flint consisting of chancel, nave, south aisle, south porch, and an embattled western tower.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBuckland St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBuntingford 

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

Church Records

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Buckland 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 Buckland 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 districtSG9
Post TownBuntingford