Hide

Great Sampford

hide
Hide

"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]

Hide
topup

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
topup

Church History

topup

Description & Travel

You can see pictures of Great Sampford which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

topup

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.

topup

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL643354 (Lat/Lon: 51.992746, 0.39158), Great Sampford which are provided by:

topup

Poor Houses, Poor Law