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) John Bowtell alias John Thomas Bowtell 23 cabinet maker
  • (v) Anelia Fuller
  • Robbery
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 127 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mark White 21 iron trimmer
  • (v) Henry Walker
  • Wounding
  • Shenfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 157 Essex Record Office

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Shenfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Shenfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805 (map damaged)

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