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Stapleford, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Stapleford, a village and a parish in Herts, 2½ miles N of Hertford railway station, with a post office under Hertford; money order and telegraph office, Watton. Acreage, 1355; population, 216. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £130 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, N transept, N porch, and a tower.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishStapleford St. Mary 
HundredHertford 
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 Stapleford


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 Stapleford 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 Stapleford 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.

DistrictEast Hertfordshire
CountyHertfordshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtSG14
Post TownHertford