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Bygrave, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Bygrave, a parish in Herts, near Icknield Street and Metley Hill, 2½ miles NE of Baldock station on the G.N.R. Post town, Baldock, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1794; population of the civil parish, 99; of the ecclesiastical, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £237 with residence, in the gift of the Marquess of Salisbury, K.G. The church is an ancient edifice dating from the 14th century.

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 
HundredOdsey 
Poor Law unionHitchin 

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 Bygrave


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bygrave from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Bygrave 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.

DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
CountyHertfordshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtSG7
Post TownBaldock