History of Wivenhoe

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Wivenhoe 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.

  • Case
  • (d) William Hoffman 25 former soldier
  • (v) Frederick Wymark
  • Burglary
  • Wivenhoe
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 December 1856
  • Case
  • (d) Edward George Caston 35 schoolmaster
  • (v) Philip Moseley Sainty 14 and Isaac Rule
  • (w) Thomas Harvey
  • Assault
  • Wivenhoe
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 21 October 1843
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Mead 12
  • (v) John Smith
  • Arson
  • Wivenhoe
  • Essex Assizes
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Holder
  • (v) William Schwerick Gilbert
  • (w) George Langley ship joiner
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 20 May 1882
  • Case
  • (d) William Appleby 33 labourer, Matthew Hughes 29 sawyer
  • (v) Thomas Harvey
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Hickford Dean
  • Taking horse and cart on the railway
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Halls 32 labourer
  • (v) James Greenleaf
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Corder 51 mariner
  • (v) Caroline Ann Shead 7
  • Indecent assault
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Berkley Sainty 19 sailor
  • (v) John Winney
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Berkley Sainty 19 sailor
  • (v) Berkley Harvey Sainty
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Corder 53 mariner
  • (v) Mary Elizabeth Smith Sainty aged 9
  • Rape
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Heavens 13 schoolboy
  • Interfering with the railway
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Berkley Sainty 22 sailor
  • (v) Abraham Ham, James Moore
  • Burglary
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edwin Harvey 34 sailor
  • (v) Joseph Haggar
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • 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) Henry Grimley 18 sailor, William White 17 shoemaker, George Grey 17 vocalist
  • (v) Margaret McKenzie
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 25 and 28 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Bones 29 farm labourer
  • (v) James Collison
  • Wounding
  • Wivenhoe
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 69 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Clark 27 labourer, James Pryke 23 labourer
  • (v) David Durrell, Jonathan Watson, Thomas Floryom
  • Theft
  • Wivenhoe
  • 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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