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Hertfordshire Look-up Exchange

The following is a list of reference works on Hertfordshire which volunteers are willing to search for specific entries. To ask for a look-up, please click on the name by the reference. Requests should be specific: give as much detail as you can. Abuses of the kindness of these volunteers will probably cause them to withdraw their names so please don't ask for all references to a common name, or for time-consuming research. Volunteers may or may not be willing to obtain copies of the relevant pages. If they are, expect to reimburse expenses.

Title Volunteer
Kelly's Directory of Watford & District 1929 John Moore
Pigots Directory 1832 for  Hertfordshire 
- This directory is sorted by Twon and Trade so please supply a Town in your
lookup request..
Craig Broadfield
Pigot and Co's 1839 National and Commercial Directory 
                                     for Essex, Herts, and Middlesex.
Sawbridgeworth and Little Hadham Militia Lists (c.1760-1800).
St. Mary's, Sawbridgeworth, Monumental Inscriptions.
John Paul Bradford
Pigots National & Commercial Directory for Herts 1839 
~ Please note, this directory is arranged by township, then by 
occupation, then by surname. 
John Hitchcock
Ashwell:  Abstracts from the following 
      Bishops Transcripts            (1604-1686) 
      Parish Registers: Baptisms  (1686-1836) 
                               Marriages (1686-1837) 
                               Burials      (1678-1836) 
                               Burials      (1836-1863) 
Sally Watson
Parish Registers of Hunsdon, 1546-1837 
              from the Gibbs transcription of 1915 
Tim Bridge
Kelly's Directory of Herts for 1929 and 1937 David Holland
This is essentially a full transcript of the 1851 census in book form for: 
   St Albans, Wheathampstead, Redbourn, Sandridge and Harpenden.

Chipping Barnet - RG9 788
Shenley - RG9 - 787
Full transcript.

Name and residence of all that owned an acre or more of land at this date.

Yvonne Jones
All of the below relates to Bovingdon:
- Bovingdon baptisms Sep 1674 - Jan 1840
- Bovingdon burials Oct 1674 - Dec 1812 (plus the later ones 
- Bovingdon marriages Sep 1674 - July 1841
- Parish Registers (burials only) Jan 1813 - Apr 1905
- Bishop Transcripts 1604-1674 (with gaps)
- Monumental Inscriptions from parish church as recorded in 1909
- Hearth Tax 1663

Also, the 1841 and 1871 Census for Bovingdon has been transcribed and is located   for the moment

 Sarah Brown
Population,economy and Family Structure in Hertfordshire 
Vol 1 The Berkhamstead Region
(Please be patient, she hasn't a lot of time for lookups).
Angela Brown
Monumental Inscriptions for Abbot's Langley and King's Langley Paul Le Roy

Please contact Graham Hart if you are willing to add your name to this list. Give the full title(s) of any reference you are prepared to check. Suitable items would include tax lists, electoral rolls, directories, census indexes, indexed parish registers etc., etc.

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