Old Hertfordshire News

Selected news items detailed on this site.





1850 November 16th Herts Mercury Registering Insane Homes in Harpenden & Much Hadham
1851 April 26th Illustrated London News Gilston Park
1852 March Herts Guardian Annual Sale of Oak Timber
1852 November 27th Herts Mercury Accident in Chalk Pit at Hertford
1853 April 9th Herts Mercury Sale of Cannon's Brewery, Ware, and associated properties
1853 May 14th Illustrated London News Straw plaiting near St Albans (print)
1853 June 6th Illustrated London News Destructive Fire at Watford
1853 August 13th Bucks Herald Sale of the Tring Grove Estate
1853 October 1st Bucks Herald The inquest of John Bagnall at Tring.
1854 May 16th Herts Guardian The Church Rate Question
1854 August 12th Bedford Times Assessment of Herts Coverage & Darton Sale of Farm Stock
1854 November 4th Herts Mercury Damage to Watercress at Lemsford
1855 June 22nd Herts Guardian

King Edward VI Grammar School, St Albans, Prize Day

1855 July 28th Illustrated London News Watford Horticultural and Floricultural Show
1855 July 28th Illustrated London News New Laboratory for J B Lawes at Rothamsted, Harpenden
1857 July 8th Sydney Morning Herald William Weatherhead of Hemel Hempstead missing in Australian Gold Rush
1858 January 2nd Bucks Herald Unjust Weights at Watford
1858 January 9th Herts Guardian Accident in Chalk Pit at Sandridge
1858 January 30th Herts Mercury Cottage fire at Caldecote
1858 May 8th Herts Advertiser William Stratton guilty of trespassing in search of game
1858 December 4th Herts Advertiser Infringement of the Beer Act - The Cricketers, St Albans
1859 January 4th Herts Guardian St Albans Union Quarterly Contracts
1859 January 15th Herts Advertiser Fence needs repairing (quoted in The Road through Harpenden)
1859 February 26th Herts Advertiser Old Tyttenhager News - Ferreting Rabbits
1859 July 23rd Herts Mercury Cricket - Hemel Hempstead v Vale of Aylesbury
1859 August 13th Herts Advertiser George Farr Arnold gives workmen a holiday
1859 October 25th Herts Guardian Tring Agricultural Society