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Caldecott, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Caldecott, a parish in Herts, on the verge of the county, near Icknield Street, 3½ miles N by W of Baldock station on the G.N.R. Post town and telegraph office, Baldock; money order office, Stotfield. Acreage, 326; population, 31. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £69. The church is a small but ancient structure in the Perpendicular style.

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 parishCaldecott St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionHitchin 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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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.