History of Epping

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Epping Court Cases

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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 Godfrey 28 farm labourer
  • (v) George Gingell
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Daniel Isaac Dellar 21 farm labourer
  • (v) Edward Harrison
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Fowler alias Thomas Fowler 17 farm labourer
  • (v) Thomas Foster
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Goodwin 21 labourer
  • (v) David Dorrington
  • Burglary
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Lincoln 21 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Stace
  • Fraud
  • Epping
  • 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 Godfrey alias Robert William Godfrey 30 labourer
  • (v) George Hime
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 28 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Smith 28 labourer
  • (v) George Pomphrett
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 28 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Handscombe 30 labourer
  • (v) Arthur Scruby
  • Fraud
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 29 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Cooper 33 labourer
  • (v) Josiah Elliott Holden
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Wheeler 24 farm labourer, Joseph Parish 23 labourer
  • (v) Peter Smith
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jonathan Day 30 farm labourer
  • (v) John Frost
  • Attempted murder
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 60 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Parker 25 labourer
  • (v) James Arton Cook
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 67 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Sharpe 26 farm labourer
  • (v) Jonathan Edmunds
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • 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) John Chilton
  • (v) Royal Forest of Epping
  • Stubbing up trees
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 96 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Parker 25 farm labourer
  • (v) Thomas Nicholls
  • Theft
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 121 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Emily Tredgett 11, Jane Tredgett 36 charwoman
  • (v) Robert Blunden
  • Theft and handling
  • Epping
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 162 Essex Record Office

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