History of Wickham Bishops

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Wickham Bishops, c.1960
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Wickham Bishops 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) William Walker alias Wyre, alias Wild
  • (v) R.W. Dixon
  • Arson
  • Wickham Bishops
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 December 1856
  • Case
  • (d) George Springetts
  • Drunk in charge of a waggon and three horses
  • Wicham Bishops
  • Witham Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 28 March 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Rushen 29 labourer
  • (v) Charles Bickmore
  • Theft
  • Wickham Bishops
  • 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 Rushen 57 labourer
  • (v) Joseph John Smith
  • Theft
  • Wickham Bishops
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Ward 25 fish hawker, Robert Holmes 28 fish hawker
  • (v) Joseph John Smith
  • Theft
  • Wickham Bishops
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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