Codicote is a parish in the south-west of North Hertfordshire, north of Old Welwyn; it had a market in the later Middle Ages. Its communities are Codicote, the main settlement, Codicote Heights, Driver’s End, Nup End Green, Oakhills, Pottersheath and Tagmore Green.

The Triangle: this was once part of the village’s marketplace

History links

Codicote Local History Society runs the village museum and publishes books about the village’s history.
The Parish Council website has useful information about the village.

Domesday Book

Codicote’s entry in Domesday Book.

Family history links

The Uk and Ireland Genealogy website explains where to find parish registers.
The Family Search website links to free and subscription resources.

Further reading

Fitzpatrick-Matthews, K J and Fitzpatrick-Matthews, T 2016 The Archaeology of Codicote: Cuthhere’s People’s Cottages. Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire District Council and Codicote: Codicote Local History Society
Greenfield, E 1961 The Bronze Age Round Barrow on Codicote Heath, Hertfordshire. Transactions of the St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society 1961, 5-20
Keynes, S 1993 The Will of Wulf. Old English Newsletter 26 (3), 16-21
Went, D A, Matthews, K J and Burleigh, G R 1990 An Archaeological Evaluation at Hollard’s Farm (Mimram Valley Golf Course), Codicote, Hertfordshire. Letchworth: North Hertfordshire District Council