Waltham Cross  Hertfordshire


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

WALTHAM-CROSS, a chapelry, with a village, in Cheshunt parish, Herts; on the Eastern Counties railway, 1¼ mile S of Cheshunt. It was constituted in 1855; it has a head post-office,‡ and a r. station with telegraph; and it takes its suffix -name from an Eleanor cross, erected by Edward I., restored in 1721 and 1757 by the Society of Antiquaries, and re-restored in 1833 by W. ...

B. Clarke. Rated property, £.28,992. Pop., 2,029. Houses, 391. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £140. Patron, the Vicar of Cheshunt.

Waltham Cross through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th October 2021

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