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Bengeo, Hertfordshire

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Bengeo, Hertfordshire

Bengeo is a suburb and former village on the northwest edge of the county town of Hertford in Hertfordshire, England. It is an electoral ward of Hertford. Bengeo was the subject of an exhibition called Bengeo Stories at Hertford Museum from 23rd March – 29th June 2013.
DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Post townHertford
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3213
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992
 

Other names by which Bengeo, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Bengeo Christchurch ~ Belingehou

Bengeo, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bengeo, par., SE. Herts, 1 mile N. of Hertford, 3054 ac., pop. 2335; P.O.

Bengeo, Hertfordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BENGEO (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union, hundred, and county of Hertford, 1 mile (N. N. E.) from Hertford; containing 1141 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3039 acres, of which 26 are common or waste. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 8. 6½., and in the gift of the family of Byde, in whom also the impropriation is vested: the great tithes have been commuted for £450, and those of the incumbent for £170; £28 are payable in addition to the rector of St. Alban's.

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