Place:Willian, Hertfordshire, England

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NameWillian
Alt namesWiliesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 138
TypeParish
Coordinates51.961°N 0.219°W
Located inHertfordshire, England     ( - 1930)
See alsoBroadwater Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Hitchin Rural, Hertfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1930
Letchworth, Hertfordshire, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1930
North 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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Willian is a small village in the North Hertfordshire District, with a population of approximately 326. Along with Norton and Old Letchworth, it is one of the original villages which the garden city of Letchworth Garden City grew up around. It ceased to be a separate civil parish in 1930, when it became administratively part of the adjoining new town of Letchworth Garden City.

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