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Jill Ashby has a Herts Burials and Memorials website which contains over 30,000 photographs of graves and monuments in mid-Hertfordshire, including Essendon, Hatfield, Hertford, Hitchin, Lemsford, Northaw, Potters Bar, Redbourne, Sandridge, St. Albans, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, and Wheathampstead.


Church History

There is a picture (61 kbytes) of the parish church of St. Mary, Essendon; supplied by Ian Rose.


Church Records

The Parish Registers for the Parish Church of St. Mary for the periods:-

  • Baptisms - 1653-1941
  • Marriages - 1653-1970
  • Burials - 1653-1947
  • Bishop's Transcripts - 1604-1869

are deposited at Hertfordshire Record Office, County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DE. [D/P37]

Entries from the Marriage Registers for the period 1653-1837 are included in The Allen Index at Hertfordshire Record Office.

The period 1653-1849 is covered by the IGI.

Transcripts of the parish registers for the period 1604-1954 are deposited at the Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, LONDON, EC1M 7BA.

The following records for churches in the ancient parish of Essendon are also available at Hertfordshire Record Office, County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DE.:-

  • Woodhill St. Mark [D/P37] -
    • Baptisms - 1855-1975
    • Marriages - 1927-1975
    • Burials - 1855-1902
    • Bishop's Transcripts - 1855-1869

see also Bayford


Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Essendon has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.