History of Loughton

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Loughton 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) John Bacon and James Wright
  • (v) David Powell
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 5 August 1816
  • Case
  • (d) George Williams and Edward Edwards
  • (v) J.M.T. Turner farmer
  • Burglary
  • Loughton
  • Morning Chronicle 11 December 1823
  • Case
  • (d) James Monk, John Land and Frederick Phipps
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 December 1828
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Dennison 25 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Goodwin
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Fitch 40 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Sharp
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Worthy 22 chemist
  • (v) William Long Frith
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Parish 20 labourer
  • (v) Emily Whitbread under 10
  • Indecent assault
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Ricketts alias Benjamin 19 labourer
  • (v) Arthur Askew
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Turner 34 labourer
  • Driving cart on railway
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Attwood 28 sawyer
  • (v) Edward Hase
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Pettit 37 labourer
  • (v) William Searl
  • Burglary
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Lucy Smith 39 wife of Frederick Smith, Clara Smith 13
  • (v) Caroline Thompson
  • Fraud
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Diggings alias Jeremiah 21 works in oil factory, John Jones alias William Osborne 19 labourer
  • (v) Joseph White
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • 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 Pearce 33 labourer, Charles Burling 35 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Fletcher
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ambrose Draper 29 horse dealer
  • (v) Arthur Merryweather, Benjamin Jacobs
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey, Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Raith 14 plasterer's labourer, Thomas Keetle 15 labourer
  • (v) Henry Street
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James King
  • (v) John Whitaker Maitland
  • Theft
  • Loughton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 3 Essex Record Office

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