Place:


Bishops Stortford  Hertfordshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bishops Stortford like this:

Bishop-Stortford, par. and market town with ry. sta., in E. of co. and 12 miles NE. of Hertford, on both sides of river Stort, 30½ miles NE. of London by rail, 3285 ac., pop. 6704; 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday; trade in grain and malt; the birthplace of Chauncy (1632-1719), historian of Hertfordshire, and Hoole (1727-1803), translator of Tasso.

Bishops Stortford through time

Bishops Stortford is now part of East Hertfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Hertfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishops Stortford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishops Stortford in East Hertfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/813

Date accessed: 18th December 2017


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