Place:Digswell, Hertfordshire, England

Alt namesDichelesuuellesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 137
Coordinates51.817°N 0.183°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoWelwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, Englandparish to which the better part was transferred in 1921
Welwyn, Hertfordshire, Englandparish into which the remainder was transferred in 1935
Welwyn Hatfield (district), Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Digswell was one of the ancient parishes of Hertfordshire. Much of the parish, including the area around the parish church and Digswell House, was transferred to the newly created town of Welwyn Garden City in 1921. The remainder of the parish was absorbed into Welwyn parish in 1935.

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The parish registers date from 1538 and are held at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies under reference DP/34.