Old Hertfordshire News

Selected news items detailed on this site.





1900 Jan 13th Herts Advertiser How to Shoot Straight at St Albans
1900 December 1st Bucks Herald Football at Tring Grove
1902 January 4th Herts Advertiser Driver prosecuted for driving furiously in St Albans
1902 May 22nd Watford Observer A Remarkable Case - a death after eating fried fish at Watford
1902 November 5th Kent & Sussex Courier "For Poor Germans in London" mentioning Libury Hall
1903 September 25th Luton Times W. T. Hogg, jobmaster, bankruptcy sale
1903 Dec 5th Hemel Gazette Death and Funeral of Mr John Marnham of Boxmoor
1904 Jan 22nd Building News Grave Boards at Ayot St Lawrence
1904 January-June Automotor Journal Motor Cars in St Albans
1905 April 20th Luton News Fatal car accident at Markyate
1905 June 10th Herts Advertiser March of Unemployed Men, 1905 (quoted in The Road through Harpenden)
1905 August 1st

The Times

Rev Lewis Hensley, vicar of Hitchin, Obituary
1905 August 17th Luton News Fatal Accident near Dunstable
1905 August 19th Herts Advertiser An Accident on the Harpenden Road (quoted in The Road through Harpenden)
1906 July 13th Lincolnshire Chronicle "Solicitude for Unemployed Germans" Libury Hall
1906 July 23rd [Elsden] The Prince of Wales visit to Hertford
1907 July 18th [Downer] The Lord Mayor's visit to St Albans Pageant.
1907 July [Downer] A Scene in George Street, St Albans during Pageant Week.
1907 September 14th Herts Advertiser Shooting Match on Sandridge Rifle Range
1908 March 15th [Downer] The Disastrous Fire at Hazelwood, Abbots Langley.
1909 February 2nd Times "The Admission of Aliens" Libury Hall
1909 Oct 6th Times Canon David Reith - Obituary
1909 Oct 30th Marlborough Express (NZ) Tragic Scene in Parish Church