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Oxhey, Hertfordshire

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Oxhey, Hertfordshire

Oxhey is a suburb of the borough of Watford in the county of Hertfordshire, England. It is located at grid reference TQ125955 and forms part of the Watford post town. Oxhey grew during the mid-19th century with the coming of the London and Birmingham Railway from London Euston to Boxmoor in 1837, the settlement being developed to house railway workers. The line was completed to Birmingham in 1838.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTQ1295
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire

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

Oxhey, eccl. dist., Bushey and Watford pars., Herts, on SE. side of Watford, pop. 2392.

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