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town (1991 pop. 21,350), E central England, on the Lea River. Hertford is an agricultural market with light industries, including brewing, flour milling, and the manufacture of leather goods and stationery. It was important even in Saxon times; there, in 672, the archbishop of Canterbury convened the first national church council. Near Hertford is one of England's leading schools, Haileybury College, founded in 1862. The school merged with the Imperial Service College in 1942.


a town in SE England, administrative centre of Hertfordshire. Pop.: 24 460 (2001)
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Owen Owen building and Broadgate, Coventry, from the top of Hertford Street on July 13, 1955
So we entered a silent and rather solemn entrance hall surrounded by marble busts of the three principal Founders: the Fourth Marquess of Hertford (1800-1870), his son, Sir Richard Wallace (1818-1890), and Lady Wallace, who bequeathed the contents of Hertford House to the British Nation on her death in 1897.
Chris Royal five preview predictions See Horse When he began to tomorrow's ECHO toil Hertford Dancer came through to take over in the final furlong, while at the back the well-fancied Irish raider Naughty Or Nice had to be pulled up by Declan McDonough after he lost his irons and couldn't carry on riding.
Owned by the 5 Hertford Street Racing Club, Hertford Dancer could be joined by John Gosden stablemates Astronomy's Choice, Coronet and Gracious Diana in the 1m4f contest at Royal Ascot on Thursday.
Toby Tunstall, chairman of the Conwy Chamber of Trade, said: "We'll present the current Marquess, Henry Jocelyn Seymour the 9th Marquess of Hertford, with the plate at the banquet being held on the quay on June 24.
John Gosden looks to have unearthed another nice filly with Hertford Dancer who sprang an 8-1 shock in the Oaks Trial.
Grangetown vs Hertford Hornets GRANGETOWN Netball's Premier Squad made the 230-mile journey from Middlesbrough to Herfordshire to take on Hertford Hornets, knowing that they needed another win to secure their place in Premier two.
Seann Walsh, 27, arrived in Hereford when he should have been at Hertford theatre, 150 miles away.
Police received a report that the lad had been seen on Hertford Avenue in South Shields with the blade at around 8pm on Tuesday.
Paul Rice, a partner at Leamington-based law firm Wright Hassall, succeeds the 9th Marquess of Hertford, Lord Hertford of Ragley Hall, who held the position for two years.
4 Hertford Optometry and Contact Lens Practice, The Salisbury Arms, Fore Street Hertford SG14 1BZ.

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