In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sandon like this:
SANDON, a village and a parish in Royston district, Herts. The village stands 3 miles S S E of Ashwell r.station, and 4¾ S S W of Royston; and has a post-office under Royston. The parish contains also the hamlet of Redhill, and comprises 3, 943 acres. Real property, £6, 159. Pop., 771. Houses, 172. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £325.* Patron, the Bishop of R. The church is ancient. There are an Independent chapel at Redhill, and a national school at Churchend.
Sandon is now part of North Hertfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Hertfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sandon itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sandon in North Hertfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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