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Hinxworth, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Hinxworth, a village and a parish in Herts. The village stands near the boundary with Beds and Cambridgeshire, 4½ miles N from Baldock station on the G.N.R. The parish comprises 1463 acres; population, 289. It has a post office under Baldock; money order and telegraph office, Ashwell. Roman antiquities have been found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net yearly value, a£200 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of St Albans. The church is an ancient building of flint, in various styles, consisting of nave, chancel, and porch, with low tower and spire, and is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishHinxworth St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionRoyston 

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 Hinxworth

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 Hinxworth 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 Hinxworth 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
Postal districtSG7
Post TownBaldock