Old Hertfordshire News

Selected news items detailed on this site.

1890-1899

 

Newspapers

 

1890 March 8th Buckinghamshire Advertiser Sample of assorted items relating to Rickmansworth and Watford to illustrate the limited Hertfordshire coverage.
1890 March 15th Herts Advertiser Disorderly Conduct in St Albans involving Mr Fisk's shop
1890 April 19th ... Herts Advertiser The Death of Leonard Margrave on Bernards Heath - Drowned in a clay pit 
1890 April 19th Herts Advertiser

Enjoyment for Workhouse Inmates, St Albans

1890 May 31st + June 7th Bucks Herald Sale of Building Land at Tring  - Area of Longfield Road being sold off.
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette A wide selection of local news items from a typical week
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette Divisional Sessions - The Board of Magistrates, two minor cases and links to other cases
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette An Accident in Ashridge Park - Mr Allison of Little Gaddesden breaks his leg again
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

Open after hours at Frithsden - Late night drinking in a rural pub

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette John Dickinson's Paper Mills at Apsley - Two news stories mentioning Apsley Mills
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette The Election of Boxmoor Trustees - The Boxmoor Trust owns a significant amount of land and certain local people have rights to graze their animals there.
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette A Cricket Match at Hemel Hempstead.
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette The Berkhamsted Girls High School holds a Fair
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

Highways Board - Details of a meeting of the committee responsible for the roads.

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette The West Herts Infirmary - A report of the number of patients - A shortage of beds - plus details of the history of the Infirmary.
1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

Theft of String at Northchurch

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

The Old Berkeley Hunt at Shendish - Fox hunting

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

Stealing Money at Tring

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

Stealing Silk Stockings at Tring

1890 June 28th Hemel Gazette

The Hemel Hempstead Wool Fair - and who was buying or selling wool

1890 August 2nd Herts Advertiser A Row at the Cricketers - Trouble in a St Albans Public House
1890 August 23rd Herts Advertiser Carriage accident on Harpenden Road
1890 October 25th Herts Advertiser Gambling on Sunday at St Albans
1890 ? Horse & Hounds

The Bever Pack of Harriers - a pack run by Jacob Reynolds

1891 April 25th Herts Advertiser Old Boys' Dinner at St Albans in 1891
1891 May 16th Herts Advertiser Did Walter Peters eat my Great Grandfather's turkey?
1891 May 16th Herts Advertiser

Sale of Fat and Store Stock at St Albans

1891 June 21st Herts Advertiser An Accident with a Trap (quoted in The Road through Harpenden)
1891 July 4th Herts Advertiser Funeral of Mrs Anscombe & other Harpenden News
1891 September 19th Herts Advertiser Ballooning in Hertfordshire (Barnet, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans)
1892 June 4th Herts Advertiser The Sale of Oster Hills, St Albans in 1892
1893 February Herts Illustrated Review New Year at Watford Workhouse
1893 April 1st Herts Advertiser

Easter Stock Sale at Hatfield

1893 May 27th Herts Advertiser Whit Monday Sports at Bernards Heath, St Albans
1893 August Herts Illustrated Review The Panshanger Oak
1894 March 3rd Herts Advertiser Sale of Hay at the Red Lion, Hatfield
1894 March 31st Herts Advertiser Card Playing in St Peter's Churchyard - Gambling in St Albans.
1895 January ?? Watford Observer New Roads for Callow Land
1895 February 7th The Stage The Watford Club performs at St Albans
1895 September 14th Penny Illustrated Paper A Rothschild Equipage - A Zebra four-in-hand at the Tring Agricultural Show
1896 July 1st Herts Advertiser The Cox double wedding in HOLINSHEAD, St Albans area, 19th century
1896 Nov 4th St Albans Clock Tower Observations on Truman Press's Publications
1897 January 23rd Herts Advertiser Death of J S Hill of Hawkswick, St Albans
1897 February 27th Herts Advertiser The Death of George Farr Arnold
1897 August 7th/14th Herts Advertiser Two killed by Lightning at the Tring Agricultural Show
1897 August 26th Luton News Vi-Cocoa advert (from c 1900 made at Callowland, Watford)
1899 February 24th Luton Times Traffic Incident - and fraud case (W T Hogg)
1899 June 10th Herts Advertiser Aldenham House gardens
1899 July 8th Herts Advertiser The Sandridge Night Soil Cart
1899 August 5th Herts Advertiser The Sandridge Night Soil Cart
1899 August 26th Herts Advertiser The Vanishing of Old St Albans
1899 September 9th Herts Advertiser The Sandridge Night Soil Cart