The Victoria County History

an online resource with pages on St Albans

Victoria County History – home page
Founded in 1899 and originally dedicated to Queen Victoria, the VCH is an encyclopaedic record of England's places and people from earliest times to the present day. Based at the Institute of Historical Research in the University of London the VCH is written by historians working in counties across England.

Victoria County History: Hertfordshire
The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Articles about St Albans in Volume 2:
(records 51–56)
The city of St Albans - Introduction
The city of St Albans - The borough
St Albans abbey - History
St Albans abbey - The abbey church building
St Albans abbey - The monastic buildings
The city of St Albans - Advowson and charities

Articles about St Albans Abbey in Volume 4:
(There are more articles about Benedictine and other houses.)
Houses of Benedictine monks - St Albans Abbey - Before the Conquest
Houses of Benedictine monks - St Albans Abbey - After the Conquest

This page was added by Brian Bending on 07/01/2012.

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