History of Wimbish

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Wimbish, c.1950
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Wimbish 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) John Swan 51 labourer
  • (v) James Caton
  • Theft
  • Wimbush
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Taylor 30 labourer
  • (v) Daniel Kent Emson
  • Theft
  • Wimbush
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 18 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Moule alias James Moul 33 farm labourer
  • (v) Thomas Barnard Percival
  • Theft
  • Wimbush
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 73 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Vale 20 umbrella maker
  • (v) John Jarvis
  • Theft
  • Wimbush
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 129 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Ketley alias Brown 21 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Portway
  • Burglary
  • Wimbush
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 134 Essex Record Office

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