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Totteridge, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Totteridge, a parish, with a village, in Hertfordshire, 2 miles SW of Barnet, and 1 mile from Totteridge and Whetstone station on the High Bamet branch of the G.N.R. It has a post office under Whetstone; money order and telegraph office, Whetstone. Acreage, 1605; population, 785. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belongs to the Lee family. There are many good residences in the parish. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Bishops Hatfield, in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £225 with residence. The church was enlarged in 1869, and consists of chancel with vestry and organ chamber, nave, W porch, and a low embattled western tower. An immense yew tree, supposed to be nearly 1000 years old, stands in the churchyard. There are several useful charities.

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 parishTotteridge St. Andrew 
LibertySt. Albans 
Poor Law unionBerkhampstead 

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 Totteridge

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Totteridge 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 Totteridge 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.

CountyGreater London
Postal districtN20
Post TownLondon