The parish of Pirton lies to the north-west of Hitchin and borders Bedfordshire to the west and north. The only community in the parish is Pirton.

The village seen from the hills to the west

 

Pirton

 

History links

Pirton Local History Group has a wealth of information about the history of the parish.
The Pirton `Archive holds and provides access to the contents of the Pirton Historic Photograph and Document Archive.
The Parish Council’s website deals mostly with current issues affecting the village, with an archive of documents.
Pirton’s entry in A Vision of Britain.

Domesday Book

Pirton’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

Fenton, P 1993 An Archaeological Evaluation to the rear of The Fox, Public House, Pirton, Hertfordshire. Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire District Council
Matthews, K J 1988 Pirton, The Bury. [Internal report] Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire Museums
Matthews, K J 1988 Rectory Farm, Pirton. [Internal report] Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire Museums
Turner, C 2003 Land to the rear of The Fox Public House, Pirton, Herts: archaeological assessment report. Baldock: The Heritage Network
Went, D A and Burleigh, G R 1990 A Pre-Construction Archaeological Survey on the route of the Humberside to Buncefield Pipeline, Pirton, Hertfordshire. Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire District Council
Went, D A and Burleigh, G R 1990 An Archaeological Assessment on the route of the Humberside to Buncefield Pipeline, Pirton, Hertfordshire. Letchworth Garden City: North Hertfordshire District Council
Wayne, J et al. 1987 A Foot on Three Daisies: Pirton’s Story. Pirton: Pirton Local History Group