Great Gaddesden


In 1973 Great Gaddesden became part of the new borough of Dacorum, which is named after an ancient Saxon hundred of the same name.

Adjacent Parishes:  Berkhamsted, Flamstead, Hemel Hempstead, Little Gaddesden, Northchurch, Pitstone (Bucks - including Nettleden), Studham (Bedfordshire)

Great Gaddesden was in the Dacorum Hundred and the Hemel Hempstead Union.

Map from Hemel Hempstead Rural District Official Guide (1971)

Great Gaddesden

Published by
White, Post Office, Water End

Posted 1908


The Book A Hertfordshire Valley includes a chapter on Great Gaddesden

Visit the Web Site  Gade Valley Discovery Walk

See Population Movements in Rural Hertfordshire for information on where the people living in Great Gaddesden were born in the 1881 census.



Maps of the area

St John the Baptist

Gaddesden Place, Great Gaddesden, Herts, before 1905 fire

Great Gaddesden Place

Water End


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