History of Widdington

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Widdington 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 source.

  • Case
  • (d) John Pallett
  • (v) James Mumford
  • (w) William Dennel ostler, George Say toll-gate keeper, Robert Smith publican, John Reid carpenter, Matthew Dellon, John Haydon, James Franklin labourer, George Mumford, John Mumford, Susan Read, John Cock weaver, and Thomas Kidman
  • Murder
  • Quendon and Widdington
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 15 December 1823
  • Case
  • (d) Susan Fitch 35
  • (v) William Reed
  • Burglary
  • Widdington
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Thurgood 38 carpenter
  • (v) Sarah Smith
  • Burglary
  • Widdington
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Susan Fitch 40 wife of William Fitch
  • (v) Joseph Holgate
  • Theft
  • Widdington
  • 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 Deeks 31 groom
  • (v) George Clark
  • Arson
  • Widdington
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Peter Pallett 42 labourer
  • (v) James Barnwell
  • Attempted murder
  • Widdington
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 37 Essex Record Office

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Widdington - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Widdington - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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