Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

hamlet of the ancient parish of Cheshunt St Mary

Waltham Cross [‘Waltham Crose’], Hertfordshire, 1612

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, 1865


6 October 1558: London. Matthew Barbor otherwise called Mathew Barbor of Dewsbury in the county of Yorke clothier (by William Pyreson) v. Richard Browne late of Waltham S’ce Crucis in county Essex yoman otherwise called Richard Browne citiz[en] and salter of London. Debt £25, and £6 16d damages adjudged. Defendant has not come; had been ordered to be taken; not found; lurks, roves and strays in county Essex; ordered sheriff of Essex to take him, for octaves of Hilary [20 January 1559]. On which day: The sheriff of Essex has done nothing nor sent the writ; another writ, returnable at ….. On which day: Matthew comes. The sheriff of Essex has done nothing nor sent the writ; a writ to the sheriffs of London to execute the original writ, returnable on the morrow of Trinity [22 May 1559]



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