Official Great Eastern Railway Guide

circa 1866

 

My knowledge of this book is ;imited to a few pages (51-62) which were removed from a copy many years ago, as part of a collection of books and ephemera, because they contained interesting engravings of St Albans.

The book must have been produced after 1862, when a number of lines amalgamated to form the Great Eastern Railway.  While the latest date mentioned is 1846 the text included details of the staff of Christ's Hospital, Hertford, which is (apart from some trivial differences) the same as that given in the 1866 Post Office Directory. I have therefore given it a circa date of 1866.

 

 

Hertford Castle

 

 

Sketch near Hertford

 

 

Hatfield House, Approach by Avenue   Hatfield House, side portion with butresses
         

                            

                            
 

 

 

 

The Arms of

St Albans

   
  Street Views in St Albans
 

 

Abbey of St Alban's from the Town

 

 

 

Entrance to the Lady Chapel, St Albans

 

 
 

 

South Entrance, St Albans

 

 

Interior of the Lady Chapel, St Alban's

 

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