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Hoddesdon Highlights

Sue Garside

The Book Centre, Hoddesdon, 1988

A very useful guide to the town and its history, with contemporary advertisements.

Foreword; Contents; Location of Hoddesdon; Local Place Names; Who was here first?; 1066 and Beyond; Manors, manor houses and their owners; Other historic buildings; Churches and chapels; Local government; Arms of Hoddesdon Urban Council; Arms of the Borough of Broxbourne; Public services; Schools; Care of the poor; Roads; Markets and fairs; Ale houses, inns and abstinence; Industry and commerce; Personalities through the years; Pastimes - past and present; Chronicle of Hoddesdon; Maps of Hoddesdon; Population; Index.

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