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) Ellen Carr 15 domestic servant
  • (v) Charles Thorn
  • 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
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Hoy alias Hill 36 farm labourer
  • (v) John Skinner
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • 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 Savill 45 farm labourer
  • (v) Dan Marshall
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 62 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Lovey alias Dovey alias Dorey 27 blacksmith
  • (v) Elizabeth Moore, John Langworthy
  • Theft
  • Great Easton, Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 75 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Fish 19 bricklayer
  • (v) Sarah Ann Prance
  • Rape
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 81 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Hoy alias Hill 38 farm labourer
  • (v) William Langton Scott
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 105 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Scott Wilson 36 blacksmith
  • (v) William Butcher
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 134 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Barltrop alias Ross 16 farm labourer
  • (v) Benjamin Savill
  • Theft
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 146 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Clayden alias John Harrington 36 labourer
  • (v) George Archer
  • Malicious Wounding
  • Great Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 147 Essex Record Office

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