|Alt names||Brochesborne||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 136|
|Broxburn||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Hailey||source: hamlet in parish|
|Located in||Hertfordshire, England|
|See also||Hertford Hundred, Hertfordshire, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Ware Rural, Hertfordshire, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1974|
|Brickendon Liberty, Hertfordshire, England||parish to which part of the area was transferred in 1935|
|Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England||parish to which part of the area was transferred in 1935|
|East Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
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- source: Family History Library Catalog
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Broxbourne is a commuter town in the Broxbourne borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of 13,298 in 2001.
It is located 17.1 miles (27.5 km) north north-east of Charing Cross in London and about a mile (1.6 km) north of Wormley and south of Hoddesdon. The town is near to the River Lea which forms the boundary with Essex and is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north of the M25 motorway. To the west of the town are Broxbourne Woods, a National Nature Reserve.
The Prime Meridian passes to the east of Broxbourne.
In 1935 the parish was substantially reduced in size when part of the parish was transferred to Brickendon Liberty parish and part to Hoddesdon Urban District.
Categories: Hertfordshire, England | Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England | Hertford Hundred, Hertfordshire, England | Ware Rural, Hertfordshire, England | Brickendon, Hertfordshire, England | Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England | East Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, England