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) John Allens 22 hawker
  • (v) William Ansells
  • 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
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Hubbard 20 stoker
  • (v) Emma Makewell
  • Attempted Rape
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Phillips 33 book keeper
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Drew 17 law writer
  • (v) William Wright
  • Burglary
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Tredget 16 labourer, Frederick Fairchild 26 butcher
  • (v) Braham Meadows
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Massey 27 labourer
  • (v) Henry Green
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Tarling 22 wife of James Tarling
  • (v) John Smith
  • Burglary
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Tarling 22 wife of James Tarling
  • (v) John Smith
  • Burglary
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward George Shepherd 40 coachman
  • (v) Jane King, Jane Ann Morgan
  • Sexual assault
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Cosgruaf 40 labourer
  • (v) Charles Goodchild
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Hudson 27 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) James Camp
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin King 17 labourer
  • Unnatural offence
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Smith
  • (v) Thomas Chapman
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard Gypson 49 gardener
  • (v) Peter Mills
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Tomkin alias 24 Tamkin baker
  • (v) Samuel Tyler
  • Embezzlement
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Smith 40 labourer
  • (v) Joshua Pegrum
  • Fraud
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ambrose Draper 29 horse dealer
  • (v) Arthur Merryweather, Benjamin Jacobs
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey, Loughton
  • 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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