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) John Knight 20 labourer
  • (v) James John Smith
  • Theft
  • 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) Charles Allen 39 labourer
  • (v) Robert Pavitt
  • 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) Alfred Guy 20 labourer
  • (v) George Durrant
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 14 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Samuel Everett 25 labourer, James Winch 25 labourer
  • (v) John Potterton Parlby
  • Theft and receiving
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 25 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Gess 23 soldier 1st Royals, William Massey 24 soldier 1st Royals
  • (v) George Reynolds
  • Theft
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 31 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Jones 18 soldier 1st Battalion 1st Regt. of foot, John O'Donnall 23 soldier 1st Battalion 1st Regt. of foot
  • (v) William Russ
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 50 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Bullingham 24 letter carrier and shoemaker
  • Theft of post
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 60 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Peter Jones 22 schoolmaster's assistant
  • (v) Emma Hammond aged 11
  • Attempted rape
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 78 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
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Golbourne 23 labourer
  • (v) William Jesse Cooper
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • 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) James Gulbourne 19 painter
  • (v) William Jesser Coope
  • Burglary
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 137 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Ward 17 gardner
  • (v) Alice Mary Wilkinson
  • Indecent assualt
  • South Weald
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 139 Essex Record Office

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