History of Bocking

Bocking 1902, Essex.  (Neg. 48278)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
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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) Joseph Digby 72 weaver
  • (v) Catherine Gentry
  • Rape
  • 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) John Layzell 12 labourer
  • (v) Alfred Choat
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jabez Rogers 56 farm labourer
  • (v) Henry Calver, Henry Hobbs
  • Theft
  • Braintree, Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 17 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Wicks 65 drover
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 17 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Richardson 22 farm labourer
  • (v) Jane Skurry, Charles Theobald
  • Robbery
  • Panfield, Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 98 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Stock 17 farm labourer, John Smith 21 farm labourer
  • (v) Jonathan Whybrow
  • Theft
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 104 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ezra Spurge 31 labourer
  • Attempted buggery
  • Bocking
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 139 Essex Record Office

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