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East Barnet, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Barnet, East, a parish and a village in Herts, on the G.N.R., near Oakleigli Park station, lj mile ESE of Barnet, with a post and money order office; telegraph office, New Barnet. Acreage, 1698; population of the civil parish, 5128; of the ecclesiastical, 1403. There is an ancient church, erected by one of the early abbots of St Albans. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, £224 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The parish is governed by a local board of 12 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 
Ecclesiastical parishEast Barnet The Virgin Mary 
Poor Law unionBarnet 

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 East Barnet

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 East Barnet 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 East Barnet 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.

CountyGreater London
Postal districtEN5
Post TownBarnet