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Sites like this are continually being updated and it is impossible for me to monitor all these changes. You should therefore visit this web site to discover the books currently offered.

Hertfordshire Publications

Hertfordshire Publications was founded forty years ago and became an imprint of the University of Hertfordshire Press in February 2001. It publishes local history books in association with the Hertfordshire Association for Local History (HALH) whose membership includes both individuals and local history societies in Hertfordshire. Members receive a discount on the retail price of books published in the series.

Hertfordshire Publications can be bought from all good bookshops in Hertfordshire as well as direct from UH Press.

Visit the web site for details of the many available publications about Hertfordshire

Books already "reviewed" on this site
(many are out of print - but are often available second hand)
(visit the web site for details of other publications)

Behind the Plough: Agrarian society in nineteenth-century Hertfordshire

Brewers in Hertfordshire: A historical gazetteer

Children of the Labouring Poor

Cinemas of Hertfordshire

A County of Small Towns: The development of Hertfordshire’s urban landscape to 1800  

Down and Out in Hertfordshire

Four County Maps of Hertfordshire

The Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire 1731-1800 as recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine

Hertfordshire Bellfounders

Hertfordshire Brasses

Hertfordshire Children in War and Peace, 1914-1939

Hertfordshire garden history: A miscellany

Hertfordshire in History  

Hertfordshire Inns and Public Houses

An Historical Atlas of Hertfordshire

John Newsom: A Hertfordshire educationist  

Medieval Parks in Hertfordshire

The Origins of Hertfordshire

Parks in Hertfordshire since 1500

The Railways of Hertfordshire

So That was Hertfordshire

St Albans 1650-1700

A Topographical Map of Hertfordshire (Dury & Andrews)

Tracing Your Family History in Hertfordshire

Population ... in 1851: The Berkhamsted Region

Population ... in 1851: The St Albans Region

[A CD containing the 1851 census for Hertfordshire is also available]


Volume 1: A Hertfordshire demesne of Westminster Abbey: Profits, productivity and weather

Volume 4: Cultural Transition in the Chilterns and Essex Region, 350 AD to 650 AD

Volume 6: Agricultural and Rural Society after the Black Death

Locating Books


March 2010   Corrected URL and title update
June 2011   More book reviews added, title list checked