Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire Genealogy

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Hertford All Saints with St John

Guide to Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hertford; Hertford Borough
County Hertfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Hertford
Registration District Hertford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hertford
Diocese Pre-1845 - Lincoln; Post-1844 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Hitchin Division)
Location of Archive
Hertfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Hertford, is a town, three parishes, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred, in Hertfordshire. The tree parishes taking designation from Hertford All Saints, St. Andrew, and St. John. The town is on the river Lea, and at a meeting point of railways, it is 1 3/4 of a mile WSW of Ware, 7 miles ENE of Hatfield. All Saints church is ancient, St Andrew's church was erected in the 11th or 12th century, Holy Trinity church was erected in 1864. The Roman Catholic chapel was erected in 1859; there are chapels also for Independents, Baptists, Quakers, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)
FMP = findmypast - (£)[2]
HERTS = Hertfordshire Names Online - free[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[6]
Hertford All Saints with St John, Hertfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1871-1891

FMP 1559-1779, 1813-1891 1559-1779, 1813-1891 1560-1911 1560-1911 1559-1891 1559-1891
HERTS To 1837
IGI 1559-1779, 1813-1875 1559-1881



Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Hertfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Hertford All Saints on GENUKI

Hertford St John on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, ] 1831. Adapted. Date accessed: 11 January 2014.
  2. 'The Hertfordshire Collection,' findmypast, accessed 4 March 2014.
  3. 'Marriages and Marriage Licences (1538-1922),' Hertfordshire County Council, accessed 6 March 2014.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Hertford, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 11 December 2013.
  5. Hertfordshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 12 December 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 12 December 2013.