Books on Hertfordshire

Highways & Byways in Hertfordshire

By Herbert W Tompkins

Illustrations by Frederick L Griggs

Macmillan, London, 1902
[and later reprints]

An old Cottage at Wallington

This book is part of a series of "Highways and Byways" books in which an author wanders round a county reporting what he sees, with good line illustrations, such as the one above. It paints a picture of the towns and villages of Hertfordshire, such as the description of Wallington, together with stories such as the account of Jane Wenham, Witch of Walkern.

Hinxworth Church


  1. The Rye House, Amwell, Ware, Hertford

  2. Hatfield, Welwyn, Wheathampstead

  3. St Albans, Watford

  4. Rickmansworth, Sarratt, The Langleys

  5. Hemel Hempstead, Berkhampstead

  6. Tring, Aldbury, Ashridge, The Gaddesdens

  7. Flamstead, Redbourn, Harpenden

  8. Kimpton, WHitwell, St Paul's Walden, Knebsworth

  9. Stevenage, Preston, Temple Dinsley, Great Offley

  10. Little Wymondley, Great Wymondley, Hitchin

  11. Baldock, Newnham, Hinxworth, Ashwell

  12. Clothall, Weston, Ardeley, Walkern, Bennington, Aston

  13. Bengeo, Standon, Braughing, Aspenden, Buntingford

  14. Layton, Wyddial, Anstey, The Pelhams, The Hadhams

  15. Bishop's Stortford, Gilston, Widford.

Biographical Details of Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs (1876-1938)

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