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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) James Watson 18 baker
  • (v) Samuel Tyler
  • Embezzlement
  • 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) Thomas Jennings 26 labourer, James Derbridge 19 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Hobson
  • 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) William Waterman 59 labourer
  • (v) Henry Lane
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Somerville 35 groom
  • (v) William Skinner
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William White 25 labourer
  • (v) James Coles
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Burns 19 labourer, John Clarke 18 labourer, George Brown 22 printer
  • (v) William Connell
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Tarling 22 labourer
  • (v) George Traveller, William Carter, John Page and Thomas Carter
  • Theft
  • Roydon, Waltham Abbey and Great Parndon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Madhams 38 labourer
  • (v) Henry Rolfe
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Carr 18 labourer, Charles Barnett 18 labourer
  • (v) Beale Blackwell Colvin
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Hayden 25 labourer
  • (v) Frederick Smith
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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 Wilson 23 labourer in gunpowder mills
  • (v) Sarah Ann Carr
  • Attempted murder
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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 Harber 20 labourer
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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 Scott 25 hawker
  • (v) Joseph Osbourne
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry French 21 baker
  • (v) George Baker
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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 Lawrence
  • (v) William Cook
  • Embezzlement
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Scrips 15 bricklayers' labourer
  • (v) William Bott
  • Criminal damage
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Mansfield
  • (v) Fanny Lindsell
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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