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History of Hatfield Broad Oak >> Hatfield Broad Oak Snippets
When researching for this website we often find a little snippet of information on a location or subject which may be of interest. Some are quirky, some show that there is nothing new in this world, and some about the attitudes and morals of the time. [index to snippets] Here's one for Hatfield Broad Oak on a yong woman sentenced to death.
Times Jul 30 1819
Maria Peacock, a girl of about 20 years of age, was capitally convicted of a burglary in the dwelling-house of John Waterman, in the parish of Hatfield Broad Oak, on the 16th May, in the day-time, no person being therein.
This being the second time the prisoner was convicted of the like offence, the learned judge, in passing sentence of death, held out but small hopes of mercy.
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Hatfield Broad Oak - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Hatfield Broad Oak - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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