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Wallington, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Wallington, a village and a parish in Herts, 3 miles E by S of Baldock and Ashwell stations on the Hitchin and Cambridge branch of the G.N.R., and 7 NW of Buntingford. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Baldock. Acreage, 2043; population, 133. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £208. Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel (rebuilt), nave, N aisle, 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 parishWallingford St. Mary 
Poor Law unionEdmonton 

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 Wallington

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 Wallington 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 Wallington 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 districtSG7
Post TownBaldock