The market town of Hertford is situated on the River Lee, around 20 miles north of London.
With a population of 30,000, the town's history can be traced back over 1000 years.
Hertford is proud of its rich offering of arts and leisure activities, as well as a vibrant and healthy economy, attracting visitors and new residents from outside the town.
about HERTFORD provides news and features about the history, development and life of the town.
A look back at the town's past through a series of picture postcards.
Whilst parts of the town are almost unchanged from a hundred years ago, others are barely recognisable.
Many buildings have been lost, others have survived.
Fashion, convention and transport have all changed over the years.Take a look