Aldbury, Hertfordshire Family History Guide

Aldbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Theobald Street.

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1694
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Particular Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Aldbury

  • Great Berkhampstead
  • Northchurch
  • Wigginton
  • Pitstone
  • Tring
  • Nettleden

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

ALDBURY, a parish in the hund. of Dacorum, union of Berkhamstead, county of Hertford; 2½ miles north-east of Tring; 1 mile from the Tring station, on the London and Birmingham railroad. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Huntingdon and dio. of Lincoln; rated at £20 8s. 6½d.; gross income £450. Patrons, in 1835, the trustees of the earl of Bridgewater. The church is an ancient structure in the early English style, with a square embattled tower. Charities to the poor of this parish amount to £23. Pop., in 1801, 457; in 1831, 695. Houses 133. Acres 2,020. A. P. £1,942. Poor rates, in 1837, £322

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aldbury, 2¾m. N.E. Tring. P. 790

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Administration

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Berkhampstead
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Hitchin Division)
  • Diocese:
  • Post-1844 – Rochester,
  • Pre-1845 – Lincoln
  • Rural Deanery: Berkhampstead
  • Poor Law Union: Berkhampstead
  • Hundred: Dacorum
  • Province: Canterbury
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