History of Roydon

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Roydon 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) Cornelius Green 17
  • (v) William Rodwell
  • Assault
  • Roydon
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 22 July 1843
  • Case
  • (d) Theophilus Blades publican
  • Unlicensed stage plays
  • Roydon
  • Harlow Petty Sessions
  • Birmingham Daily Post 11 August 1890
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Moles alias Mouls 24 labourer
  • (v) William Patmore
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Moles 53 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Brown
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • 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 Skipp 64 labourer
  • (v) John Bull
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • 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 Tarling 22 labourer
  • (v) George Traveller, William Carter, John Page and Thomas Carter
  • Theft
  • Roydon, Waltham Abbey and Great Parndon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Savill 30 labourer
  • (v) Charles Rickett
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • 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 Hale 41 labourer
  • (v) William Skip
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Abraham Nicholls
  • (v) Betsy Brett
  • Attempted rape
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Brown 26 farmer
  • (v) Ralph Charlton Palmer
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Roydon
  • 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 Mole 21 labourer, Joseph Harding 43 labourer
  • (v) William John Lawrence
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Whitbread 29 labourer
  • (v) Peter Karney
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Salter 40 farm bailiff, George Hale 44 labourer, Thomas Hills 75 carpenter
  • Theft and receiving
  • Roydon
  • 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 Fuller alias Reeve 30 farm labourer
  • (v) Henry Field
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Stone 23 labourer
  • Attempted suicide
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 47 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Pasfield 20 labourer
  • (v) John Edwards
  • Theft
  • Roydon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 67 Essex Record Office

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