History of Canewdon

High Street, Canewdon, c.1965, Essex.  (Neg. C236002)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
High Street, Canewdon, c.196
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of Canewdon >> Canewdon Court Cases

Canewdon Court Cases

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.

  • Case
  • (d) William Rudland 23 labourer
  • Theft
  • Canewdon
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 December 1856
  • Case
  • (d) William Wood
  • (v) Sarah Underwood 12
  • (w) Rachel Underwood and James Underwood farm bailiff
  • Assault
  • Canewdon
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 9 January 1869
  • Case
  • (d) David Austin
  • Arson
  • Prittlewell and Canewdon
  • Rochford Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 8 November 1851
  • Case
  • (d) William Wood 28 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Underwood (under 12)
  • Child abuse
  • Canewdon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Fitch 20 shoeblack
  • (v) William Outen
  • Theft
  • Canewdon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 18 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Gibbs
  • (v) Eliza Hymas
  • Theft
  • Canewdon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 140 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Cottee 59 married woman
  • (v) Joseph Boon
  • False Pretences
  • Canewdon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 150 Essex Record Office

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Canewdon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Canewdon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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