In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ayot St Peter like this:
AYOTT-ST. PETER, or Ayott-Parva, a parish in Hatfield district, Herts; 2 miles SW of Welwyn r. station. It has a post office under Welwyn. Acres, 1,100. Real property, £1,558. Pop., 234. Houses, 53. The property is not much divided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £250.* Patron, Rev. E. Prodgers. The church was rebuilt in 1863.
Ayot St Peter is now part of Welwyn Hatfield district. Click here for graphs and data of how Welwyn Hatfield has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ayot St Peter itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ayot St Peter, in Welwyn Hatfield and Hertfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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