Place:Aston, Hertfordshire, England

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NameAston
Alt namesEstonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 136
Aston Endsource: hamlet in parish
Hooks Crosssource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish
Coordinates51.883°N 0.15°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoBroadwater Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Hertford Rural, Hertfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
East Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Aston is a village and civil parish in the East Hertfordshire District of Hertfordshire, England. According to the 2001 UK census it had a population of 844. Located in Hertfordshire on a ridge between the new town of Stevenage and the Beane Valley, the village of Aston is just 10 minutes drive from the A1(M) motorway.

A mile north of Aston lies Aston End, a hamlet which has strong social and geophysical ties with the village. Hooks Cross, another hamlet in the parish, straddles the A602 road, Stevenage to Hertford road.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Aston, Hertfordshire. A summary of the mediavel history of the parish is included.

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