History of Sible Hedingham

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Sible Hedingham 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) William Cranfield alias William Boreham
  • (v) Saville Halifax
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 December 1828
  • Case
  • (d) John Argent 18 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Pamplin
  • Burglary
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Ridgewell 7 labourer, Joseph Clarke 10 labourer
  • (v) John Eley
  • Arson
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charlotte Britton 33 straw plaiter, Emma Elsden 26 wife of James
  • (v) John Freeman
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Stammers 21 carpenter, Frederick Jay 48 marine store dealer
  • (v) John Taylor
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Emma Smith 35 wife of George, Samuel Stammers 28 carpenter
  • (v) Male name unknown
  • Manslaughter
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Drury 25 labourer, Frederick Jay
  • (v) George Ames
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Pudney alias Draper 18 labourer, Henry Root 21 weaver
  • (v) David Rist
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Bruty 25 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Eley
  • Burglary
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 64 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Dowsett 9 labourer
  • (v) Susannah Monk
  • Burglary
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 90 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Josiah Finch
  • (v) William Appleby Fairhead
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 148 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Harrod 18 farm labourer
  • (v) William Young, Richard Young
  • Theft
  • Sible Hedingham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 158 Essex Record Office

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