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Debden 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) Henry Smith (a boy)
  • (v) Rev. John Collin
  • Arson
  • Debden
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 July 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Bunting 58 labourer
  • (v) Richard Townsend
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Twin 24 labourer
  • (v) William Eddington
  • Embezzlement
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Saunders 23 miller
  • (v) Frederick Holland
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Daniel Lindsell 40 labourer
  • (v) Mary Ann Rust
  • Concealing birth
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Philip Housden 39 labourer, William Seamer 31 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Smith
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Freeman 18 labourer, John Hanchett 25 labourer
  • (v) Frederick William Bigg
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Monk 31 higgler
  • (v) Susannah Mumford
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Holland
  • (v) Alfred Hayden
  • Maliciously bodily harm
  • Debden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Harris 23 bricklayer's labourer, Eliza Harris 22 his wife
  • (v) James Holland
  • Theft
  • Debden
  • 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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Debden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Debden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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