The parish of Preston lies to the south of Hitchin. Its only community is Preston.

The village pump

History links

Preston, Hertfordshire, the village website has links to local organisations and events.
A History of Preston in Hertfordshire, a website run by Philip Wray, contains a wealth of information about the village and nearby hamlets.

Domesday Book

Preston does not appear in Domesday Book; it was part of the manor of Welei (now Waylay Green: the Open Domesday website wrongly calls it Wain).
(Temple) Dinsley, now just a house, was also a manor in Domesday Book.

Family history links

The Uk and Ireland Genealogy website explains where to find parish registers; Preston was a chapelry of Hitchin Parish.
The Family Search website links to free and subscription resources.

Further reading

Wray, P J 2015 A History of Preston in Hertfordshire. Stevenage: Berforts