History of Chigwell

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Chigwell 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 Jasper 23, Joseph Warner 34 and Mary Dorrington
  • (v) John Harrison
  • (w) Thomas Cumbers labourer
  • Burglary
  • Chigwell and Navestock
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 29 July 1848
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Morley 17 blacksmith
  • (v) Martha Bodger 24
  • (w) James Mears Bodger under-gardner
  • Murder
  • Chigwell
  • Essex Assizes
  • Birmingham Daily Post 4 November 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Saunders surgeon
  • (v) Elizabeth Harrison station-master's wife 25
  • Rape
  • Chigwell
  • Epping Petty Sessions
  • Reynold's Newspaper April 7 1867
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Bollingbrook
  • (v) Thomas Salmon
  • False pretences
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Christina Wendt 25 domestic servant
  • Concealing birth
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jane Minet alias Henderson 33 needlewoman
  • (v) Thomas Halstead, Mary Pope, William Saterby and Thomas Morley
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Nunn alias George 25 carman and labourer
  • (v) Charles Rattray Hatton
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Hoy 18 labourer
  • (v) Henry Lane
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard Moore 57 labourer
  • (v) Ephraim Salter
  • Burglary
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Francis Lambe 33 labourer, Stephen Backlet 49 labourer
  • (v) William Berry
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Hezekiah Battle 30 labourer
  • (v) George Green
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Carter
  • (v) George Verdon
  • Unauthorised house for lunatics
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Parson
  • (v) Joseph Thorne
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Rickett 32 labourer
  • (v) Peter Jeffrey
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Chaplin 54 coal agent
  • (v) Henry Girling
  • Embezzlement
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard Green alias Perry 17 labourer, Henry Bradshaw alias Charles Wood 17 labourer
  • (v) James Rushbrook
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Cook 24 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) Thomas Hiffe
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • 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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