History of North Stifford (Stifford)

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History of North Stifford (Stifford) >> North Stifford Court Cases

North Stifford 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) Alonzo Bowes 20 brickmaker, Edward Matthew 18 quarryman
  • (v) Eliza Christmas
  • Indecent assault
  • Stifford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Jones 62 hawker, George King alias John Braybrook 35 labourer
  • (v) Peter Bennett
  • Theft
  • Stifford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Nathan Gurnett 17 farm labourer
  • (v) Mary Brown
  • Indecent assault
  • Stifford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Choppin
  • (v) Richard Baker Wingfield Baker
  • Theft
  • Stifford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 90 Essex Record Office

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