what a site to look at,Court Leet Rolls 1658. and see the punishments meted out in 1658 for instance . A man given Four hours in the Stocks on the Cross (where was the cross)?for assulting his father.
A Man convicted of Fornication was ordered with the Woman to be carted through the town and then be banished from the town . What is a Gatewater ?? interesting site thanks whoever did it
Started: 17th Aug 2006 at 15:31
It is spelt differently throughout the Leet Rolls. Gatewater, Gatewaiter..
I think they must have been people in charge of the various streets in town. Maybe they collected tolls at Fair Days, as well as watching out for foreigners.
Replied: 17th Aug 2006 at 20:19