Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

NEWGATE-STREET, a hamlet-chapelry in Hatfield parish, Herts; near the boundary with Middlesex, 4 miles W of Cheshunt r. station, and 6 S E of Hatfield. Post-town, Northaw, under Barnet. The statistics arereturned with the parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £100.* Patron, Miss Mills. The church was built and endowed by Thomas Mills, Esq.; is a handsome, small, cruciform edifice, in the early English style; and has fine stained glass windows and a carved stone pulpit.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to Newgate Street by doing a full-text search here.

Travel writing

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Ponsbourne 0 1
Northaw 1 2
Goffs Oak 0 1
Little Berkhampstead 0 3
Bayford 0 2
Essendon 0 2
Cheshunt 6 2
Wormley 2 2
Brickendon 0 2
Broxbourne 0 2
North Mimms 3 3
Clay Hill 0 1
Hertingfordbury 0 2
Bulls Cross 0 2
Hatfield 14 2
Hoddesdon 3 2
Waltham Cross 0 2
Bentley Heath 0 2
Potters Bar 1 2
Trent 0 3