Therfield is a parish south-south-west of Royston, the A10 forming its eastern boundary. Its communities are Therfield, the main settlement, Hay Green and Reed End.

The Neolithic long barrow (burial mound) on Therfield Heath, the oldest standing monument in North Hertfordshire

History links

Therfield Parish Council’s website has links to local services and events.
Therfield’s entry in A Vision of Britain.

Domesday Book

Therfield’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

Jones, A 1977 Is Your Name Andrews — or Could It Be Anderson? Herfordshire’s Past 2 (Spring 1977), 18-23
Stevenson, M D 1979 Saxon Spearhead from Therfield Heath. Hertfordshire’s Past 7 (Autumn 1979), 40