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Wigginton, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Wigginton, a parish, with a village, in Herts, 1½ mile SSW of Tring station on the main line of the L. & N.W.R. It has a post office under Tring; money order and telegraph office, Tring. Acreage, 1674; population, 707. The manor belongs to the Harcourt family. Champneys is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £118 with residence. The church is a small building of flint and stone chiefly in the Early English style.

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 parishWigginton St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionHitchin 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wigginton 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 Wigginton 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.

Postal districtHP23
Post TownTring