History of Steeple Bumpstead

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Steeple Bumpstead 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) John Hardy (a boy)
  • (v) Frederick Charles Fitch
  • Arson
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 July 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Humphrey 10 labourer
  • (v) William Whitehead Nichols
  • False pretences
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • 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 Claydon 18 shoemaker, Charles Willis 21 labourer, William Spencer 18 baker, William Woodham 21 labourer, John Bunton 25 labourer
  • Damaging trees
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Elijah Ford alias Rooke
  • (v) Daniel Grainger Nash, Henry Payne
  • Theft
  • Steeple Bumpstead and Birdbrooke
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Lewis Briant
  • (v) Thomas Sewell
  • Theft
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Eliza Midson 18 domestic servant
  • (v) William Clark
  • Burglary
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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Steeple Bumpstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Steeple Bumpstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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