Books on Hertfordshire 


A Pilgrimage in Hertfordshire

By H M Alderman

Trefoil Publishing House, 1931
[now also available as a facsimile reprint]


Cottages in Barkway


See A Comparison of Early Printed Sources

This is an excellent personal description of the towns and villages of Hertfordshire with 135 charming sketches, such as the one above, of churches and other old buildings, that the author noticed during his walks round the county. It is well worth getting a copy if you want to get a feel for Hertfordshire as it was, particularly if you are planning a first visit.

See Aldbury and Great Hormead for excerpts of this very readable book.

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