History of Castle Hedingham

St James Street, Castle Hedingham, c.1965, Essex.  (Neg. C238019)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
St James Street, Castle Hedingham, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

History of Castle Hedingham >> Castle Hedingham Court Cases

Castle Hedingham 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 or archive reference.

  • Case
  • (d) William Thomas Womack clerk
  • (v) Thomas Moy coal merchant
  • Theft
  • Castle Hedingham
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 July 1874
  • Case
  • (d) James Hum 21 hawker
  • (v) Mary Ann Coe
  • (w) Linda Eary
  • Assault
  • Castle Hedingham
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 24 October 1833
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Edwards 68 straw plaiter, Mary Ann Edwards 24 straw plaiter, John Shelley 37 labourer
  • (v) Edward Smith
  • Theft
  • Castle Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Prior 28 labourer
  • (v) James Knight
  • Theft
  • Castle Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Loft 33 bricklayer
  • (v) John Hart
  • Embezzlement
  • Castle Hedingham and Gestingthorpe
  • 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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Castle Hedingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Castle Hedingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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