History of Baldock

Baldock is a small market town in the north of the county of Hertforshire, U.K., thirty five miles north of London.

To understand how your own family or street fits into Baldock as a whole, it is worth thinking about the town’s history through the centuries.

Early Baldock

Iron Age Baldock

Roman Baldock

The Knights Templar

A Market Town

A Prosperous Town

Victorian Baldock

The Twentieth Century

We also have short histories: articles and a gallery about particular historical aspects of Baldock.

For help with research into a specific area of Baldock’s history, look at our Bibliography and research tips.