Part of the parish became Radlett in 1865



 In the later part of the 17th century it appears that the parish was sometimes referred to as Arnham  See GURNEY, "Arnham", circa 1700

St John the Baptist

ALDENHAM, a parish in the hundred of Cashio,  or liberty of St Albans, county of Hertford, 2 miles (N.E. by E.) from Watford, containing, with the hamlet of Theobald-Street, which is in the hundred of Dacorum, 1399 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 24, and in the patronage of the Trustees of P. Thelluson, Esq. The Church is dedicated to St John the Baptist, is built in the early English style. In the 31st of Elizabeth, Richard Platt founded and endowed six Almshouses, also a free grammar school for sixty children, to be chosen from among the poor of Aldenham and the families of freemen of the Brewers' Company, London; and, in default of the full number of scholar from Aldenham, the choice to be extended to the adjacent parishes, the children of the founder's name and kin to have the preference. The Master and Wardens of the Brewers' Company are the governors, and elect the master, who must have taken the degree of M.A. The annual income of the whole charity is 857. 4. 6.; of this sum the master receives 80 per annum, with a rent-free residence and a supply of coal, and the usher 49; forty-five boys are taught on the foundation.

Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Cobden Hill, Radlett

Christ Church, Radlett
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Aldenham Abbey
Wall Hall

Aldenham Grange

Aldenham House

Aldenham Lodge

Aldenham School

Caldecote House

Caldecote Towers

Otters Pool

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