History of Waltham Abbey

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Waltham Abbey 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) Daniel Cole labourer and Joshua Burling labourer
  • (v) William Barrett
  • Arson
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 July 1833
  • Case
  • (d) William Clark
  • (v) Eleanor Jane Buer
  • (w) Charles Buer and Philip White
  • Assault
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Caledonian Mercury 5 August 1802
  • Case
  • (d) James Head
  • (v) Thomas Knight
  • (w)
  • Manslaughter
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Caledonian Mercury 5 August 1802
  • Case
  • (d) George Rowe 32 innkeeper, John Cornish 29 ordnance servant, Charles Eves ordnance servant and Jesse Griffith 24 fish dealer
  • (w) Henry Topping
  • Burglary
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Waltham Abbey Petty Sessions and and Essex Assizes
  • Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper 4 May 1851 and Daily News 24 July 1851
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Rolfe
  • (v) Thomas Osborne
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 March 1830
  • Case
  • (d) John Harris servant and James Gooch
  • (v) John Upton
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 24 March 1827
  • Case
  • (d) Alexander Clarke general dealer
  • Perjury
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 January 1881
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Frank
  • (v) Philip Tabor
  • Assault
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 25 July 1828
  • Case
  • (d) James Lawrence 21 labourer
  • (v) Mary Ann Green 16
  • (w) William Green farmer
  • Abduction
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 19 October 1839
  • Case
  • (d) Susannah Watson 23 servant
  • (v) John Edecome Richards
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Harriett Dikes 33 and Charles Dikes 30
  • (v) John Cowell
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ruth Buckley alias Jones 35
  • Perjury
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Harris 31 labourer and Isaac Phihipps alias Phillips 21 labourer
  • (v) Louiga Palegrina
  • Assault and theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Lane 23 labourer
  • (v) William Paveley
  • Burglary
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Paul
  • (v) Mary Hunwick
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Glasscock 23 carter
  • (v) John Barber
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Smith 15 chocolate packer
  • (v) John Derbridge
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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