Bovingdon  Hertfordshire


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

BOVINGDON, a parish in Hemel-Hempstead district, Herts; on the verge of the county, near the Northwestern railway and the Grand Junction canal, 2½ miles SW of Boxmoor r. station, and 3¼ SSE of Berkhampstead. It has a post office under Hemel-Hempstead. Acres, 3,958. Real property, £6,087. ...

Pop., 1,155. Houses, 241. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, not reported. Patron, the Hon. G. D. Ryder. The church is good; and there are a chapel-of-ease, two Independent chapels, a Wesleyan chapel, three industrial schools, and charities £14.

Bovingdon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th June 2021

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