Albury, Hertfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Albury

  • Little Hadham
  • Bishop’s Stortford
  • Furneux Pelham
  • Farnham
  • Braughing
  • Manuden

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Albury, a parish in the hund. of Edwinstree, union of Bishop-Stortford, county of Hertford; 4¾ miles north-west from Bishop-Stortford. Living, a vicarage, a peculiar of the dean and chapter of St Paul’s; rated at £7 9s. 7d.; gross income £264. Patron, the treasurer of St Paul’s. Charities to the poor amount to about £18 yearly. Pop., in 1801, 557; in 1831, 631. Houses 132. Acres 3,200. A. P. £3,852. Poor rates, in 1837, £386

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Albury, 3¼ m. N. E. Standon. P. 641

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


  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bishops Stortford
  • Probate Court:
  • Pre-1845 – Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral,
  • Post-1844 – Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans
  • Diocese:
  • Pre-1846 – London,
  • Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery:
  • Pre-1845 – None,
  • Post-1844 – Bishop’s Stortford
  • Poor Law Union: Bishop’s Stortford
  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • Province: Canterbury

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