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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) George Cannon 47 bricklayer, Elizabeth Cannon 31
  • (v) Ephraim Salter
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Thompson alias Datz 25 sailor
  • (v) Alfred Savill, George Watts, Charles Ridgeway, John Crouch, William White
  • Burglary
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jonathan Sawyer alias John Sawyer 33 farm labourer
  • (v) Ann Parish
  • Rape
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 20 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Brett 31 clerk
  • (v) William Daniel Mason, Henry Lock
  • Burglary, Theft
  • Loughton, Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 21 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Try 24 labourer, James Broad 21 labourer, William Fuller 24 labourer, Joseph Try 20 labourer
  • (v) James Rodges
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 24 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Bollard 28 pork butcher
  • (v) Joseph Gronnowsky
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 91 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Florence collcutt 17, Lizzie Watson 14
  • (v) Amelia Phillips
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 148 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Griggs jnr.
  • (v) William Brook
  • Theft
  • Chigwell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 151 Essex Record Office

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