Books on Hertfordshire

Aspects of Nineteenth Century Watford

by Watford WEA

Published by Watford WEA, 1987

Paperback, 100 pages

This is one of the very useful outputs from practical local history courses by Workers Educational Association groups in Hertfordshire.


  • Introduction - A View of Nineteen Century Watford

  • The Watford Heath Cookery School: 1875-1881

  • Henry Morton Turner, Solicitor 1845/6-1913

  • The Metropolitan Asylum for Pauper Imbeciles at Leavesden

  • The Beginnings of the Watford Union Workhouse (Parts I & II) 1835-1838

  • The Rose and Crown in the Nineteenth Century

  • The Chartists at Watford and Herongate

  • Crime & Punishment in Watford, 1871 and 1891

  • The1841 Census: A Description of the Agricultural Community in the Watford Parish

Several of the articles include maps or plans, and the rear cover has an annotated map showing Watford as it was in 1849. (see detail).

  There is a web page for Watford

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