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Great Sampford

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"SAMPFORD (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of FRESHWELL, county of ESSEX, 3¾ miles (N. E. by N.) from Thaxted, containing 756 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Hempstead, in the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Essex and Herts, concurrently with the Consistorial Court of the Bishop of London, rated in the king's books at £18. E. Hervey, Esq. was patron in 1801. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There is a place of worship for Baptists." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]

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Census

  • Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911, which includes most copies held at the ERO, Wharf Rd, Chelmsford. More information on other ways to view these census returns on the Essex
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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • Great Sampford was a member of the Freshwell Hundred

You can see the administrative areas in which Great Sampford has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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