Place:Datchworth, Hertfordshire, England

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NameDatchworth
Alt namesDaceuuordesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 137
TypeParish
Coordinates51.867°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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Datchworth is a village and civil parish between the towns of Hertford, Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City in the county of Hertfordshire, England. Sited on the Roman road from St. Albans to Puckeridge, the village has examples of Saxon clearings in several locations. In the 2001 UK Census the population was 1,065.

During the Second World War the last enemy-action incident of any kind on British soil occurred on 29 March 1945 when a V-1 flying bomb struck a nearby field.

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