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Hertfordshire Genealogy


"Hertfordshire or Herts, an inland county, bounded on the NW by Beds, on the N by Cambridgeshire, on the E by Essex, on the S by Middlesex, on the SW by Bucks. Its outline is very irregular, but may be described as ovoidal, extending from NE to SW, pretty regular in the NE half, but very much indented in the SW half. Its E boundary, from about the middle southward, is traced by the rivers Stort and Lea. It greatest length is about 39 miles; its greatest breadth is about 27 miles; its circuit is about 135 miles, and its area, according to the returns furnished by the Ordnance Survey Department, is 406,161 statute acres. ."
from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5
Genuki - Hertfordshire
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Neighbouring Counties
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Hertfordshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
  Hertfordshire Libraries
Hertfordshire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Hertfordshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
127,600 records including baptisms/christenings,
burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Hertfordshire genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries - Hertfordshire

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire war memorials and rolls of honour
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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