History of Great Easton

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The Swan PH, Great Easton, 1960
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History of Great Easton >> Great Easton Court Cases

Great Easton 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) Charles Turner 17
  • (v) George Palmer
  • (w) William Brown butcher
  • Arson
  • Great Easton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Cock
  • (v) Henry Button
  • Arson
  • Great Easton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1833
  • Case
  • (d) George Waller 15 labourer
  • (v) George Joseph Cockerell
  • Arson
  • Great Easton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Daily News 3 December 1859
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Legerton labourer
  • (v) James Ames
  • Burglary
  • Great Easton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 January 1881
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Grout 30 farm labourer
  • (v) George Palmer
  • Theft
  • Great Easton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Nightingale 14 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Wilson
  • Embezzlement
  • Great Easton
  • 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) 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

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Great Easton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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