Ayot St Peter

& Ayot Green


Detail of Charles Smith Map, 1808


AYOTT (ST. PETER), a parish in the hundred of Broadwater, county of Hertford, 1 mile (W. by S.) from Welwyn, containing 233 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon and the diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 7.8.6., and in the patronage of the Earl of Hardwicke. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, a neat octagonal building, was erected about 80 years ago, by the late rector, Dr. Freeman, who built also the steeple, on the opposite side of the churchyard.

Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Ayot Green is a pretty village on the Great North Road on the western boundary of Welwyn Garden City. Opposite the Green an old coaching inn stood in former times.

Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City

Note the young man at the village pump

Sherrards Wood, Ayot

Published by Alpha, St Albans

Posted December 1904

Ayot Green

Published by E. Ashby, Welwyn

Back suggests circa 1905


St Peter's Church

Extra Pictures (all 1930s)

The Old Horse and Jockey, Ayot Green

The Waggoners, Ayot Green

Post Office, Ayot Green

The Avenue, Ayot Green
Key Local Web Site

Parish Web Site

with local history pages


Selected Answers

FLINDALL, Ayot St Peter, Early 19th century
Chamberlins Farm, Welwyn & Ayot St Peter, circa 1680
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Ayot Green
Published by F Gayler, Ayot Post Office
Photo by A. G. Bishop
Posted 1910

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