The Hundreds of Hertfordshire

Broadwater Hundred


Broadwater is the name of an ancient hundred which includes the parishes of  Aston, Ayot St Lawrence, Ayot St Peter, Baldock, Bennington, Datchworth, Digswell, Graveley, Great Munden, Great Wymondley, Hatfield, Knebworth, Letchworth, Little Munden, Little Wymondley, Sacombe, Stevenage, Totteridge, Walkern, Watton-at-Stone, Welwyn, Weston and Willian.

from A Mapp of Hartfordshire, by Richard Blome, 1673

The four major multi-volume county histories contain detailed information on the hundred and its parishes

from Hertford Shire Divided into its Hundreds 1763

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