Part was in the Dacorum Hundred and the Luton Union

It is now part of Bedfordshire


Studham House (Back) 
Published by Everett & Sippers   Posted Markyate 1904 
This is my present country residence. 
Shall expect you down one weekend in the Motor  ...

STUDHAM, a parish partly in the hundred of Dacorum, county of Hertford, but chiefly in the hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford, comprising the hamlets of Humberstone, Studham, and part of that of Market-Street, and containing 774 inhabitants, of which number, 173 are in the hamlet of Studham, 3 miles (W. by S.) from Market-Street. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 9, endowed with 400 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to St. Mary.

From the Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831

The Hertfordshire portion of the parish was transferred to the civil parish of Markyate in 1897.

Book: A Short History of Studham

Rose Cottage, Studham


WILLS: Because of the history of this parish wills before 1845 may be found in the Bedfordshire records as well as at HALS. See Wills at Hertford, 1415-1858


See The Forge, Studham

There is a very detailed account of the history of the Village on the BLARS web site.

If you know of other books, websites, etc, relating to this place, please tell me.

June 2010   Post card of Rose Cottage
November 2012   BLARS link