Barkway once had a market, showing how important it was in the Middle Ages. The parish contains the settlements of Barkway, the main village, and Newsells.
Barkway Parish Council’s website contains useful information about both Barkway and Newsells.
Family history links
Bryant, S R 1994 Whiteley Hill, near Royston: a Late Bronze Age ring-work? Hertfordshire Archaeology 11, 26-9
Wilkerson, J C & Cra’ster, M D 1959 Excavations at Whiteley Hill, Barley, Herts. Proceedings of the Cambridgeshire Antiquarian Society 52, 2-5
Went, D A 1992 Fieldwalking the Barkway Park Golf Course, Hertfordshire: an archaeological investigation. Letchworth: North Hertfordshire District Council