History of High Ongar

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History of High Ongar >> High Ongar Court Cases

High Ongar 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 source.

  • Case
  • (d) John Livings 26
  • (v) Susan Livings
  • (w) Susan Wood and Emma Cond
  • Assault
  • High Ongar
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 6 March 1850
  • Case
  • (d) James Rutland and Charles Hutton
  • (v) Samuel Lambert
  • Manslaughter
  • High Ongar
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 11 December 1823
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Noakes
  • (v) Mary Ann Collins
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 December 1828
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Reed 45
  • (v) William Ridley
  • Arson
  • High Ongar
  • Essex Assizes
  • The Northern Star 19 July 1845
  • Case
  • (d)Walton Burton and John Williams, farm labourers
  • (v)John Butcher farm labourer
  • (w)Mary Ann Monk and Charles Winger
  • Murder
  • Castle Farm, High Ongar
  • Ongar Petty Sessions
  • Lloyds Weekly Newspaper 4 July 1875
  • Case
  • (d) William Brown 26 labourer
  • (v) William Ayley
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • 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 Babbs
  • (v) John Bramston Stane
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Heard 35 forester
  • (v) Richard Maryon
  • (w) John Lightfoot Newall
  • Embezzlement
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Broyd alias Bride 50 labourer
  • (v) Robert Glass
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jonathan Oddy 40 labourer
  • (v) John Gandy, Robert Glass
  • Theft
  • Stondon Massey, High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Thomnas Pinnick
  • (v) William Madle
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Watson 39 farm labourer, Thomas Strange
  • (v) Frederick Brook
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jeremiah Winger 46 farm labourer, Thomas Winger 23 farm labourer
  • (v) John Lightfoot
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 9 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Susan Bubbs
  • (v) John Fewell
  • Theft
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 95 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Burton, 26 farm labourer, John Williams 46 farm labourer
  • (v) John Butcher
  • Murder
  • High Ongar
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 165 Essex Record Office

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