History of South Weald

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South Weald 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) Arthur Neville Eyre aka Jack 19
  • (v) Mary Ann Downey servant
  • (w) Henry Downey
  • Cruelty
  • South Weald
  • Reynold's Newspaper 23 December 1894
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Burgess journeyman plumber
  • (v) Dr. Richardson
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 10 December 1823
  • Case
  • (d) James Spinney gamekeeper
  • (v) Edward Lawrence and James William Manning
  • (w) Robert Golton gamekeeper
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 5 October 1875
  • Case
  • (d) William Evans 22 labourer
  • (v) John Foster
  • Arson
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Dredge 27 carpenter
  • (v) Daniel Brown
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John McCube 33 watch spring maker
  • (v) Thomas Pain
  • Arson
  • South Weald
  • 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 Knappett 33 railway porter
  • (v) Walter Robert Parker
  • Murder
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Greenhill alias Jonathan 29 farm labourer
  • (v) Jane Pegram, wife of Peter Pegram
  • Attempted rape
  • South Weald
  • 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 Pryor 49 drover, Henry Marshall 22 groom, Thomas Rumball alias Rumbold 26 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Burrell
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Cumbers 30 labourer
  • (v) William Dean Daynes
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Dorrington 15 labourer
  • (v) William French
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d)
  • (v) Robert Piggot and James Henry Pigott, Alfred Greenhill 19 soldier 63rd Regiment Foot
  • 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) George Coles 18 labourer, John Holbrook 23 labourer
  • (v) George Nicholls
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Bloomfield 37 stonemason
  • (v) Joseph Weider
  • Murder
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Carr alias Allen 39 tailor, John Barker 27 tailor
  • (v) Thomas Barnard
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Humphreys 60 farm labourer
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Arthy 33 innkeeper
  • (v) Octavius Edward Coope
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Duncan Davidson 24 baker
  • (v) Alexander Gates
  • Embezzlement
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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