The Illustrated London News
This frequently included news of Hertfordshire interest, often with useful engravings, at a time when pictures of any kind were virtually unknown in locally produced papers.
Gilston Park, 1851
Distructive Fire at Watford, 1853
Watford Horticultural and Floricultural Show, 1855
New Laboratory for J B Lawes at Rothamsted, Harpenden, 1855
Visit of the Shah of Persia to Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire, 1889
The following articles are known but have not been seen
|1844 July 27th||'Country News' includes Extraordinary and Shocking Accident at Aylesbury, death of a bull on the Tring Train|
|1844 November 16th||'Country News' with reference to John Richards aged 110 at the Tring Agricultural Association, a native of Broad Cliffs in Devonshire|
|1877 June 23rd||Investiture of the new Bishop of St Albans.|
|1889 July 20th||The Shah of Persia in England - ' The Shah at Earl Brownlow's - Ashridge House Berkhampsted Herts - - - Planting a Tree on the Lawn '|
The magazine has been digitised and is available through subscriber organisations. [Link]
It is available online (in some cases from your home computer, in other only at library terminals) to members of many UK public libraries
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Page updated April 2012