1837 online ~ Trace your family tree by searching our entire copy of Birth, Marriage and Deaths indexes for England and Wales from 1837 to 2002, as well as British nationals overseas from 1761 to 1994. Use the indexes to order the Birth, Marriage and Death certificates you need to piece together your family tree. This is a chargeable website.

1881 census ~ a searchable index for the 1881 census

1901 census returns ~  a fully searchable data base.

Abbots Langley Local History Society

Apsley Grammar, Class of 1958~1965  - This is part of Tony Woodhouses'website ( see below) specifically concerned with Apsley Grammar where he was a student.

Arcitext - access to the entire page archive of the Daily Mirror, from 1903 to this morning, all text-searchable. Actual pages: view the newspaper page – not just the text.

Ashridge Management College - includes a history of the estate.

Ashridge Rectors ~ List of Rectors of Ashridge

Berkhamsted Local History Society - details of the Society & its programme of events.

Berkhamsted Castle - a dedicated site about the Castle, set up by the Berkhamsted Local History Society.

Boxmoor Trust - The Trust is a registered charity which was founded in 1594 to administer the land and properties of the Boxmoor Estate for the benefit of the inhabitants of Hemel Hempstead and Bovingdon. The Trust offers a wide variety of information and education services whilst providing a range of events and activities for the whole community.

Bovingdon History & Census Data:  - This site is run by local historian Sarah Brown.

Cheshunt Roman finds - a visit from Chanel 4's Time Team

Dacorum Heritage Trust: ~ This is the NEW site for DHT and the Museum Store at Berkhamsted - visit regulalry to help keep their visitor numbers up. Now includes some interesting articles on local history including the excavations at Gadebridge Park.

Dacorum Borough Council:~  DBC has an excellent section on individual towns and villages within the Borough, each with its own mini history.  Click on ABOUT DACORUM

Family Records Centre, run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) & The National Archives.   e-mail frc@nationalarchives.gov.uk

Flamstead-Painted Church: ~

FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.

General Register Office ~ On line ordering service for crertificates

Graham Greene

Hemel Hempstead Gazette - The Gazette has a large local history section, covering many topics and allowing Q&A.

Hemel Hempstead Local History & Museum Society - The NEW official website of this important local history society.  It is much larger, more comprehensive and very much more user-friendly with plenty of information about the Society, its meetings, library, competitions and projects.

Hertfordshire Genealogy:  ~ site run by Chris Reynolds of Tring is  excellent for some local history as  well as family history and is interactive. This should be one of the first ports of call for Family Historians in Hertfordshire.

Hertfordshire Archive & Local Studies (HALS): ~ HALS was previously known as the Hertfordshire Record Office.

Herts Direct - Heritage Channel -

Hertfordshire Heritage :

Hertfordshire Archaeological Trust:

Hertfordshire Family History  Society

Hertfordshire Museums

Kings Langley Local Museum & History Society -
An excelent "virtual museum" site for Kings Langley.

Leverstock Green war graves:  ~ Stephen Stratford's site on local war graves.

Markyate Local History Society:

The National Archives. (Public Records Office) Kew

POPULATION, ECONOMY AND FAMILY STRUCTURE IN HERTFORDSHIRE IN 1851 - This is the overall title of the books by Prof. Nigel Goose of the University of Hertfordshire, details of which can be found by navigating from the UH research site through research in Humanities.  A direct URL does not seem to work!

Redbourne Village Website ~ includes section on Redbourne's history

Register of One Name Studies

Snooks Grave ~ Local Highwayman Snooks

Snooks ~ The Last Highwayman to Hang. Article in Herts Observer.

St. Albans Clock Tower & Sopwell Nunnery.

St. Albans Museum

Tony Woodhouse's website. ~ Now living in Birmingham, Tony grew up in Hemel and his excellent website contains many references to Hemel in the 1950s & 60's and is host to numerous photographs of the  town at the time.

Tring Park & The Rothschilds:

Time Team - Website for Chanel 4's major archaeological programme.

Verulamium Museum, St. Albans.

Verulamium Museum Trust.

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Below are a number of links to websites, mostly local and largely connected with the heritage of this part of Hertfordshire, which I think may be of interest to visitors to the Leverstock Green Chronicle Website.  I have also now included links to more general sites which might be of help, in particular to the family historian.

Although I have looked at them all and satisfied myself they are likely to be of interest to many of you, I have no control over the contents of these particular websites.

If you know of any other websites which you think may be of interest, please let me know.
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