History of Great Bardfield

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Great Bardfield 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) John Nodes farmer and maltster
  • Arson
  • Great Bardfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Daily News 19 July 1852
  • Case
  • (d) James Hitchin
  • (v) Charles Fitch
  • Theft
  • Great Bardfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 24 March 1827
  • Case
  • (d) William Betts
  • (v) Thomas White
  • Burglary
  • Greta Bardfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 9 August 1824
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Moss 23 brickmaker
  • (v) Francis John Freelove
  • Fraud
  • Great Bardfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Moulton 21 groom and William Jarvis 25 groom
  • (v) Thomas Pritchard
  • Theft
  • Great Bardfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Peter Digby 25 labourer
  • (v) Charles Cracknell
  • Theft
  • Great Bardfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Poulter 20 groom
  • (v) Charles Hardy
  • Manslaughter
  • Great Bardfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Lewis
  • (v) Henry Smith
  • Theft
  • Great Bardfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 143 Essex Record Office

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

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Great Bardfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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