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Throcking, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Throcking, a village and a parish in Herts, 1½ mile WNW of Buntingford station on the G.E.R., and 7½ miles S from Royston. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Buntingford. Acreage, 1048; population of the civil parish, 58; of the ecclesiastical, 70. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £174: with residence. The church, which stands on a considerable eminence, is a small building of stone and brick in the Early English and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a western tower. It contains some good monuments.

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 parishThrocking Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionWare 

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 Throcking

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 Throcking 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 Throcking 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
Postal districtSG9
Post TownBuntingford