History of Great Dunmow

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Great Dunmow 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) Thomas Shepherd 31 bricklayer
  • (v) George Turner
  • Assault
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Rosanna Murray 26 hawker
  • (v) Frederick Ellerbuck
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Gere 54 carpenter
  • (v) Thomas Brassey, Alexander Ogilvie, Henry Harrison
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Hawkes 37 mail driver
  • Perjury
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Pegram 33 labourer
  • (v) James Young
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Crow 47 farm labourer
  • Unnatural offence
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Parker 16 servant
  • (v) Peter Portway
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Wybrew 28 farm labourer, Thomas Lewis 30 farm labourer
  • (v) John Eighteen
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Eliza Stock 15 domestic servant
  • (v) Alfred Snow
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ann Saffell 30 wife of William Saffell
  • (v) Benjamin Taylor, Richard Roper, William Clayton, Francis Starn Sewell
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Hayden 16 blacksmith, Daniel Pigram 16 farm labourer
  • (v) John Hayden
  • Burglary
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Hawkes 39 groom
  • (v) James Smith
  • Stabbing
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Franklin
  • (v) John Livermore
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Stock
  • (v) Jonathan Peacock
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Firmin 20 hawker
  • (v) James Staines, William Beard
  • Fraud
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Eliza Franklin 21 domestic servant
  • (v) Edmund Piper
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 6 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jeremiah Perry 32 farm labourer
  • (v) Dunmow Union
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 39 Essex Record Office

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