The Editor wishes to thank the following, who have kindly assisted him
by reading the proofs of this volume and have otherwise helped in
passing the pages through the Press:— the Hon. II. C. Gibbs, M.A.,
Mr. R. T. Andrews, the Rev. Edwin Burton, D.D., Mr. J. L. Glasscock,
Mr. H. R. H. Gosselin-Grimshawe, J.P., Mr. C. E. Johnston, Mr.
William Minet, M.A., F.S.A., J.P., and Major F. Skeet. The
assistance thus afforded has added much to the completeness of the
various parish histories given in this volume.
The Editor desires further to acknowledge the courtesy he has invariably received from all those to whom he has applied for information.
He would more especially mention in this respect the Most Hon. the
Marquess of Salisbury, P.C., G.C.V.O., C.B., the Rt. Hon. the Earl
of Lytton, the Rev. Lord William Cecil, M.A., Sir Edgar C. Boehm,
Bart., Mr. W. F. Andrews, the Rev. H. Athill, M.A., the Rev. H. A.
Barker, M.A., the Rev. F. R. Blatch, M.A., the Rev. A. R. Buckland,
M.A., Mr. H. G. N. Bushby, J.P., the Rev. L. C. Chalmers-Hunt,
M.A., Mr. B. L. Cherry, the Rev. C. W. Clarke, M.A., Miss CottonBrowne, Mr. Septimus Croft, J.P., Mr. Arthur W. Cross, Mr. R. H.
Gamlen, Mr. Charles Gayton, Mr. T. T. Greg, M.A., F.S.A., J.P.,
Mr. R. T. Gunton, Mr. H. R. Wilton Hall, the Rev. A. C. Headlam,
D.D., the Hertford Corporation, the Rev. A. B. Hobart-Hampden,
M.A., the late Canon H. Jephson, M.A., the Rev. A. G. Langdon,
B.A., the Rev. H. A. Lipscomb, M.A., the Rev. J. Traviss Lockwood,
Mr. C. J. Longman, J.P., Mr. C. E. Longmore, the Rev. F. W. Low,
M.A., Mr. W. E. Maclean, Mr. V. A. Malcolmson, the Rev. J. Mearns,
M.A., Mr. Walter Millard, the Rev. W. Mitchell-Carruthers, M.A.,
Mr. William Morris, the Rev. R. S. Mylne, M.A., B.C.L., F.S.A.,
the Rev. A. Nairne, M.A., Mr. J. Phillips, J.P., Miss Pollard, Mr. J. R.
Pulham, Mr. F. C. Puller, J.P., the Rev. J. E. I. Procter, M.A.,
Mr. J. H. Round, M. A., LL. D., Mr. Thomas U. Sadleir, Mr. Abel
H. Smith, M.A., J. P., the Rev. E. A. Smith, M.A., the Rev. S. M.
Stanley, M.A., the Rev. W. T. Stubbs, M.A., the Rev. M. S. Swatman,
M.A., the Rev. G. Todd, M.A., Mr. J. Allen Tregelles, Mr. C. J.
Veasey, M.A., and the Rev. P. M. Wathen, M.A.
For illustrations and plans the Editor is indebted to the Marquess
of Salisbury, Mr. R. T. Andrews, the Editor of the Architectural
Review, the Editor and Proprietors of Country Life (for photographs of
Hatfield House, Knebworth House, the Wyck and Balls Park),
Mr. V. A. Malcolmson, Major F. Skeet, and Monsignor Bernard Ward.