Place:Digswell, Hertfordshire, England

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NameDigswell
Alt namesDichelesuuellesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 137
TypeParish
Coordinates51.817°N 0.183°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
Also located inWelwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England     (1921 - )
Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England     (1935 - )
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Digswell Water
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.