Bishop's Stortford

North Street ------ Cecil Rhodes Birthplace
Cricketfield Lane -----St Michaels
posted 1911 (copy seen posted 1909)


Hertfordshire Genealogy

Guide to Old Hertfordshire


The Town in 1688 - from Bishops Stortford and its Story

Detail from Charles Smith's map of Hertfordshire (1808 edition)

Bishop's Stortford Union includes the parishes in Hertfordshire and Essex of Albury, Berden, Birchhanger, Bishop's Stortford, Braughing, Brent Pelham, Elsenham, Farnham, Furneaux Pelham, Great or Much Hadham, Little Hadham, Great Hallingbury, Little Hallingbury, Hensham, Manuden, Sawbridgeworth, Stanstead Mountfitchet, Stocking Pelham, Thorley and Ugley. (1882 Kelly's Directory for Hertfordshire)

A Tour of the Town
(going clockwise round the centre)

North Street (and north of the High Street)
The Castle and The Meads
River Stort (N)

Bridge Street and The Causeway
Stort Navigation
South Street and Church Street
St Michael's
High Street and Windhill
Other Churches & Chapels

Published by A. Maxwell, Photographer
Bishops Stortford
Posted 1908 [known posted 1906]

Inns & Brewing
Other trades
Postcard Publishers
Frederick Scott Archer
Sources of Information

Last updated July 2008

Detail showing town centre from 1839 Tithe Map
reproduced from The Book of Bishop's Stortford & Sawbridgeworth