You are here: Home Heritage TapestryTapestry PanelsLaw & Order
Whispering Post or Lawless Court
Barling's Gallows Field and Gaol
Highwayman and coach

Law & Order

1620-1820

FULL IMAGES OF THE TAPESTRY WILL BE SHOWN AFTER THE INITIAL EXHIBITION

With smugglers, highwaymen and footpads at large, it was time to start to get some local Law & Order in place. Aspects covered in this panel include:

Places Covered

Historical Summary

Crime was rife in towns, villages and on the rivers too. Encounters with Highwaymen and Footpads were common occurrences travelling through the wooded areas. Smuggling and wrecking were almost a way of life in some villages. It was time to start to get some local Law & Order in place.

View Detailed History View Timeline

Photos

Where to view this panel

Ashingdon Elim Pentecostal Church, Corner of Clifton Road

535 Ashingdon Road

Ashingdon, Rochford

SS4 3HE

Viewing

Viewing times to be advised

How to get here

Enter postcode for directions to this tapestry: