History of Great Canfield

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History of Great Canfield >> Great Canfield Court Cases

Great Canfield 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 Pike 38 and Lewis Pike 19
  • Arson
  • Great Canfield
  • Dunmow Petty Sessions
  • Daily News 24 October 1882
  • Case
  • (d) Philip Farthing 53 labourer
  • (v) John Maryon Wilson
  • Theft
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Speller 35 labourer
  • (v) George Barnard and John Maryon Wilson
  • Theft and Receiving
  • High Roding and Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Lodge 20 labourer, William lodge 18 labourer
  • (v) Richard Hitching
  • Theft
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Reeve 25 labourer
  • (v) John Edward Smith
  • Theft
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Wilson 50 labourer
  • (v) John Edward Smith
  • Burglary
  • Great Canfield
  • 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 Lodge 18 labourer
  • (v) George Farthing, John Maryon Wilson, Thomas Walter Stubbing
  • Arson
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Monk 26 farm labourer, Arthur Monk 20 farm labourer, John Carr 23 farm labourer
  • (v) John Maryon Wilson
  • Poaching
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Cant
  • (v) Susannah Easter
  • Indecent assault
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Crow 49 farm labourer
  • (v) Abraham Luck
  • Theft
  • Great Canfield
  • 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) Charles John Burton 14 farm labourer
  • (v) Thomas Stock
  • Theft
  • Great Canfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 31 Essex Record Office

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Great Canfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Great Canfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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