Leavsden  Hertfordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Leavsden like this:

LEAVESDEN, a hamlet in Watford parish, and a chapelry partly also in St. Stephen parish, Herts. The hamlet lies between the Northwestern railway and the Watford and St. Albans railway, 2½ miles N of Watford. The chapelry was constituted in 1853. Post town, Watford. Pop., 756. Houses, 164. Pop. of the Watford section, 538. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £116. * Patron, the Vicar of Watford. The church is modern.

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Leavsden through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th October 2021

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