Barnet  Hertfordshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Barnet like this:

Barnet, market town (ry. stations High Barnet and New Barnet), Chipping Barnet par., Herts, and Monken Hadley and South Mimms pars., Middlesex, 11¼ miles N. of London by rail, 235 ac., pop. 4095; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Monday. Here a battle was fought (1471) during the Wars of the Roses.

Barnet through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Barnet has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Barnet go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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