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Sandon, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Sandon, a village and a parish in Herts. The village stands 3½ miles SSE of Ashwell station on the Hitchin and Cambridge branch of the G.N.R., and 4 SSW of Royston. It has a post office under Royston; money order and telegraph office, Therfield. The parish contains also the hamlets of Gannock, Green End, Lye End, Mill End, Sandon Bury Barn, Red Hill, and Roe Green, and comprises 4061 acres; population, 728. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £193 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Later Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, and an embattled western tower. It has a brass of 1480. There are Congregational chapels at Red Hill and Roe Green.

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 parishSandon All Saints 
Poor Law unionSt. Albans 

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 Sandon

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 Sandon 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 Sandon 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 districtSG9
Post TownBuntingford