History of Finchingfield

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Fox Inn, Finchingfield, c.1955
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Finchingfield 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) Thomas Mumford 12
  • (v) William Freeman 12
  • Assault
  • Finchingfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 11 March 1854
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Williams 37 labourer, William Morris 34 publican
  • (v) Samuel Brise Ruggles Brise
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Faircloth 27 labourer
  • (v) Robert Richbell Hutton and John Metson
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield and Great Yeldham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Andrews 57 groom
  • (v) George Darby Lindsell
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • 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 Stock 18 labourer, Elijah French 18 labourer
  • (v) Charles Cracknell
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Stock 17 labourer
  • (v) Eliza Broyd
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Fewell 13 labourer
  • Arson
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Coe 17 labourer, George Whiffen 22 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Cowell
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Wiffen 24 labourer
  • (v) James Shearman
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Rogers 39 innkeeper and publican
  • (v) William Pawsey
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Gibson 50 farm labourer
  • (v) Rutland Beddall
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 5 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Wash 13 farm labourer
  • (v) Robert Ezekiel Smith
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 98 Essex Record Office

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