History of Bocking

St Mary's Church, Bocking 1960, Essex.  (Neg. B126001)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
St Mary's Church, Bocking 1960
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History of Bocking >> Bocking Court Cases

Bocking Court Cases

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For a full explanation of these court cases and how to further research them, please look at our Essex Court Cases page.

The information is supplied in the following format:

  • (d) defendant's name, age and occupation (when given)
  • (v) victim's name, age and occupation (when given)
  • (w) witness names, age and occupation (when given)
  • Offence
  • Place offence committed and places mentioned where the (d), (v) or (w) lived. Some of the defendants may have been from neighbouring parishes not mentioned by name, or itinerant wanderers.
  • The court hearing the case.
  • The source newspaper or archive reference.

  • Case
  • (d) John Young 15 labourer
  • (v) Emily Doe
  • Indecent assault
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Margaret Revell 28 hawker
  • (v) Daniel Potter, James Finch
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Matthews 10 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Shelley
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • For more on the criminal career of Matthews see Bocking snippets
  • Case
  • (d) John Spooner 24 labourer, William Cook 18 hawker
  • (v) John Digby
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Deal 32 fish-hawker, John Richardson 57 fitter
  • (v) Samuel Courtauld and others
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Bingham 33 labourer, William Jonah Sutton 18 dealer
  • (v) Joseph Smith
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Harriet White 60 needlewoman
  • (v) Henry Fuller
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isiah Goodday 20 labourer, John Ellingford 20 labourer, Elijah Spurgeon 16 labourer, Walter Cowell 17 labourer
  • (v) Charles Smith
  • Robbery
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Foster
  • (v) Isaac Smith
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Elisha Swinborne
  • (v) Shadrack Hawkes
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Watkinson 15 labourer
  • (v) Henry William Frederick Leverson
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Ketley 15 labourer
  • (v) Braintree Union
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Hayes 17 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Evans
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Staines alias Thomas Stains alias Thomas Gordon Stock 59 groom
  • (v) Edmund Clark, Charles Cook, Henry Gibbs, James Hodges
  • Theft
  • Black Notley, Bocking, Braintree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Parker 30 baker
  • (v) John Bearman
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Josiah Hammond 28 builder
  • (v) James Digby
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Bingham 37 labourer
  • (v) William Scott
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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