Monken Hadley Stocks

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Middlesex

Location   Old Fold Lane,  Monken Hadley

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   1788

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   The stocks were located next to the pound in 1788. The Ordnance Survey map of 1868 marks its position in today's Old Fold Lane. It is not known whether they were rebuilt in the same position in 1827. The 1868 map also shows "The Stocks" on Hadley Green. (Link to map in View Sources below)

Descriptions

'New stocks were erected in 1787; they were placed near the pound in 1788, rebuilt in 1827, and in 1866 stood on Hadley Green west of the Great North Road '

'Monken Hadley: Local Government', A History of the County of Middlesex: Vol. 5. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1976.

'Sunday, 8 July 1787. At a Vestry held in the parish church for the purpose of taking into consideration the best means of carrying into effect the laws made against the profanity of the Sabbath, Resolved that the Churchwarden do immediately direct Stocks to be erected on or near the spot where they formerly stood and that two pair of iron hand cuffs be provided and given in care of the constable'

Frederick Charles Cass, 'Monken Hadley'. Westminster, 1880, p.198

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SOURCES

    'Monken Hadley: Local Government', A History of the County of Middlesex: Vol. 5. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1976.

  • https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/middx/vol5/pp266-267
  • Frederick Charles Cass, 'Monken Hadley'. Westminster, 1880, p.198

  • https://archive.org/details/monkenhadley00cass/page/n6
  • Ordnance Survey: Middlesex VI (includes: Arkley; Chipping Barnet: Hendon; Rowley; Totteridge.) Surveyed 1863 to 1866. Published 1868

  • https://maps.nls.uk/view/102345931

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