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) William Churchill alias Joseph Potter 24 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) James Ager
  • 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) Sarah Tarling 23
  • (v) John Tillbrook
  • 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) Charles Biggs 48 coal agent
  • (v) Henry Walker
  • 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 56 chairmender, Cornelius Smith 16 chairmender
  • (v) Edward Bartholomew
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Smith alias Lee 18 hawker
  • (v) Rose Blundell, Grace Roberts
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Chesham 30 labourer
  • (v) Elizabeth Chesham
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 11 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Delley 28 labourer
  • (v) James Cole
  • Fraud
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 22 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Wilkins 39 watchmaker
  • (v) John Carr
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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) Frederick Scripps 28 labourer
  • (v) Jesse Upton, Edward Saunders
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 26 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Head 23 labourer, Henry Watts alias Watson 18 labourer
  • (v) William Alfred Gibbs, Charles Saville
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 41 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Boushall
  • Buggery with an ass
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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) Thomas Morris 28 thatcher
  • (v) Philip Lugar and Benjamin Rickett
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • 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 Martin 17 painter's labourer
  • (v) Ewbanke Hudson Kearley
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 53 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Atridge alias Robert Atkins 72 farm labourer
  • (v) John Herbert, William Oram
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Bright 16 farm labourer
  • (v) George Cole
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 62 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Chesham 32 labourer, John Ambrose 44 iron moulder, William Street 52 sweep
  • (v) Samuel Boys Pugh
  • Theft and receiving
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 63 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Pryor 36 labourer
  • (v) William Gardener
  • Theft
  • Waltham Abbey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 78 Essex Record Office

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