Shephall  Hertfordshire


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

SHEPHALL, or Sheephall, a parish, with a village, in Hitchin district, Herts; near the Great Northern railway, 2½ miles SSE of Stevenage. Post town, Stevenage. Acres, 1,142. Real property, £1,671. Pop., 243. Houses, 47. S. Bury is the seat of U. Heathcote, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £306.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient. There are a national school, and charities £26.

Shephall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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