Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 35 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 17 Market Towns of Hertfordshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Baldock, Barnet, Berkhamsted, Bishop’s Stortford, Buntingford, Cheshunt, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Hitchin, Hoddesdon, Rickmansworth, Royston, St Albans, Tring, Ware, Watford.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Berkhamsted, Bishop's Stortford, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans.