History of Woodham Ferrers

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Woodham Ferrers 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.

  • Case
  • (d) Jonathan Henry Price dissenting minister and Priscilla Riffell 20
  • (w) G. Wilkinson farmer, Sarah Ruffell, John Guy station master, Henry Knight ostler
  • Deserting an infant
  • Woodham Ferrers, High Roding and Ingatestone
  • Essex Assizes
  • Daily News 20 July 1849
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Straight 39 farmer
  • (v) Matthew Murray
  • Assaulting a police officer
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Nash 52 labourer
  • (v) Benjamin King
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Cole 30 labourer
  • (v) Rebecca Sherwin
  • Rape
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Carden 55 labourer
  • (v) William King, David Upson, Joseph Green
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Carden 57 labourer
  • (v) David Upson, John Rowland
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers, Danbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Carden 60 fish hawker
  • (v) William King
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Tugby alias Upton 23 hawker
  • (v) William Prail
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • 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) John Hitchen 43 farm labourer
  • (v) John Bailey
  • Theft
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 85 Essex Record Office

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