Place:Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England

NameBishop's Stortford
Alt namesHockerillsource: hamlet in parish
Stortefordsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 136
Stortfordsource: Abbreviated form
Bishop-Stortfordsource: Family History Library Catalog
Bishops-Stortfordsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown, Parish
Coordinates51.871°N 0.158°E
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoBraughing Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
East Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict munipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire in the county of Hertfordshire in England. It is just west of the M11 motorway on the county boundary with Essex, and is the closest large town to London Stansted Airport in the London commuter belt. Bishop's Stortford is north east of Charing Cross in central London and from Liverpool Street station where the railway line from Cambridge to London, which passes through the town, terminates. The town has a population of 38,202.

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