History of Shenfield

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Shenfield 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) James Everitt 42 labourer and David Hunt 25 labourer
  • (v) John Emery
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 5 April 1888
  • Case
  • (d) James Dare and Samuel Langley
  • (v) S. Gilham
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 7 August 1824
  • Case
  • (d) David Day
  • (v) Thomas Richard Day
  • Assault
  • Doddinghurst and Shenfield
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 19 October 1872
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Foaker
  • (w) Richard Turner gamekeeper
  • Poaching
  • Shenfield
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Jackson's Oxford Journal 29 January 1820
  • Case
  • (d) George Harris 28 chair maker, James Lake alias Marshall, Harriett Sarah Mason 20
  • (v) Henry Brewer and William Bradford
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • 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 Smith 38 labourer, Benjamin Smith 16 labourer
  • (v) George Nicholls
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • 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 Stockton Barrie 19 labourer
  • (v) Helen Ann Tasker
  • Arson
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Greenhill 19 soldier 63rd Regiment Foot
  • (v) Robert Piggot, James Henry Pigott
  • Burglary
  • South Weald and Shenfield
  • 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 Davis alias Daniel 30 baker, George Smnith 67 farrier, Edward Jefferson 17 gas fitter
  • (v) Lavinia Hayward, Julie Cook
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Hutton and Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Greenhill 21 soldier 63rd Foot
  • (v) Robert Piggot and James Henry Piggot, John Cumbers
  • Burglary
  • South Weald, Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Green alias James Rainbow 22 sweep, Thomas Goat 21 farm labourer
  • (v) William Beadle
  • Robbery
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Thorogood
  • (v) Thomas Broyd
  • Robbery
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Burton 18 baker
  • (v) Thomas Cast, William Peagram, George Sitch
  • Theft
  • Shenfield, Mountnessing
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard Lagden 21 hay binder, Martha Fry 20 prostitute
  • (v) John Griggs
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Clark 26 sweep, William Kemp 20 labourer
  • (v) Daniel Dennis
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 34 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Walter Cammell
  • (v) Great Eastern Railway Company
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 34 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Guy 43 labourer, William Parmenter 13 labourer
  • (v) Jeremiah Hill
  • Theft
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 41 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Hook 31 farm labourer, Walter Hook 17 farm labourer, David Hook 56 charcoal burner
  • (v) Henry Lawrence
  • Theft, handling stolen goods
  • South Weald, Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 112 Essex Record Office

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