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Thundridge, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Thundridge, a parish in Herts, 2½ miles N by E of Ware station on the G.E.R., and 4 NE from Hertford. It contains part of Wades Mill village, which has a post office under Ware; money order and telegraph office, High Cross. Acreage, 2206; population of the civil parish, 450; of the ecclesiastical, 354. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Puller family. Poles, a seat of the Hanbury family, is a modern mansion standing in a park of 100 acres. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £170 with residence. The church, erected in 1853, is a building of Kentish rag in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower.

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 parishThundridge St. Mary and 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 Thundridge

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 Thundridge 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 Thundridge 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 districtSG12
Post TownWare