North Mimms  Hertfordshire


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

MIMMS (NORTH), a parish in Hatfield district, Herts; adjacent to the Great Northern railway, and to the boundary with Middlesex, 3 miles SSW of Hatfield r. station. It contains the hamlets of Roestock, Waterend, Little Heath, and Welham-Green; the last of which has a post office under Hatfield. ...

Acres, 4,925. Real property, £7,835. Pop., 1,095. Houses, 227. The property is snbdivided. The manor belonged to the Magnavilles, and passed to the Knolles, the Hydes, and the Osbornes. North Mimms Park is the seat of Col. F. S. Greville Nugent; Brookmans, of R. W. Ganssen, Esq.; Mimm Wood, of Mrs. Ashton; Osborne Park, of G. J. Robinson, Esq.; Pottrells, of J. Wheen, Esq.; Abdale, of A. M. Cooke, Esq.; Hawkshead, of S. Soames, Esq.; Moffats, of T. G. Wood, Esq.; Littleheath, of J. Walker, Esq.; and Leggats, of Mrs. Kemble. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Valne, £250. * Patron, R. W. Ganssen, Esq. The church was built, in the time of King Stephen, by Sir Hugh Magnaville; was recently restored, consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with tower and spire; and contains many brasses and monuments. There are a national school, and charities £64.

North Mimms through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th April 2024

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