English Witch Trials

This is a list of just some of the thousands of poor souls wrongly tried during the Witch Hunts. Let them not be forgotten, nor the pain they went through.
Victims of our local witch trials in Essex are shown seperately.

Blessed Be

1499 Agnes Clerk of Suffolk

1534 Elizabeth Barton of Kent

1555 Joan Tyrry of Somerset

1558 John Thirkle of London

1559 Frances Throgmorton of London
1559 George Throgmorton of London

1560 'Mother' Buske of Kent

1561 Reverend Coxe of Kent

1565 Agnes Mondaye of Dorset
1565 Jennet Pereson of Durham
1565 'Mother' Waterhouse of Dorset

1566 Elizabeth Mortlock of Cambridgeshire
1566 John Walsh of Dorset

1569 Ellen Walker of Dorset

1570 Margaret Browne of Kent
1570 'Mother' Dungeon of Kent

1574 Joan Ellyse of Middlesex
1574 Alice Norrington of Kent

1575 'Mother' Arnold of Staffordshire
1575 Elizabeth Ducke of Middlesex
1575 Katharine Smythe of Norfolk

1577 Helen Beriman of Middlesex
1577 Joan Wood of Sussex

1578 Reverend Emerson of London
1578 'Mr' Prescall of London
1578 'Mr' Sanford of London
1578 'Mr' Smith of Sussex
1578 'Mr' Tree of Sussex

1579 'Mother' Garve of Shropshire
1579 Simon Pembroke of London
1579 Elisabeth Stile of Berkshire
1579 'Widow' Walker of Hampshire

1580 John Coleman of Buckinghamshire
1580 'Goodwife' Coleman of Buckinghamshire
1580 Ann Emerson of Durham
1580 Henry Fize of Somerset
1580 Henry Harrison of Somerset
1580 Thomas Wadham of Somerset

1581 Anne Piers of Cornwall
1581 'Mr' Randoll of London
1581 Margaret Simmons of Kent

1582 Margery Androwes of Middlesex
1582 Cecilia Atkins of Norfolk
1582 'Mother' Gabley of Norfolk
1582 Alison Lawe of Durham
1582 Joan Lingwood of Norfolk
1582 'Goodwife' Swane of Kent

1583 Ellen Bamfield of Kent
1583 'Mother' Gabley of Norfolk

1584 Elizabeth Bartell of Middlesex
1584 Elizabeth Butcher of Norfolk
1584 Jeffrey Leach of Staffordshire
1584 Joan Lingwood of Norfolk

1585 Joan Barringer of Middlesex
1585 Margaret Hackett of Middlesex
1585 John Meere of Dorset

1586 Jone Cason of Kent
1586 Margaret Roper of Derbyshire

1587 Helena Gill of Norfolk

1589 'Mrs' Deir of London
1589 Alice Samuel of Cambridgeshire

1590 Margaret Grame of Norfolk
1590 Margaret Read of Norfolk
1590 Joan White of Hertfordshire

1591 Stephen Trefulback of Middlesex

1594 Jane Shelley of London
1594 Cuthbert Williamson of Yorkshire

1595 Hellen Calles of Hertfordshire
1595 Jane Mortimer of London
1595 John Newell of Hertfordshire
1595 Joane Newell of Hertfordshire

1596 'Mother' Cooke of Leicester
1596 Elizabeth Wright of Derbyshire

1597 Alice Brerely of Lancashire
1597 Sibilla Ferris of Kent
1597 Alice Freeman of Nottingham
1597 Agnes Godfrey of Middlesex
1597 Alice Gooderidge of Derbyshire
1597 Elizabeth Melton of Yorkshire
1597 Josia Ryley of Middlesex
1597 William Somers of Nottingham
1597 Helen Spokes of Middlesex

1598 Elizabeth Housegoe of Norfolk

1599 Oliffe Bartham of Suffolk
1599 Jone Jordan of Suffolk
1599 Anne Kerke of London
1599 Joane Naylor of Suffolk

1600 Margaret Fraunces of Norfolk

1601 Ellen Bark of Nottingham
1601 Richard Nelson of Middlesex

1602 Elizabeth Jackson of London
1602 Elizabeth Roberts of Middlesex

1603 Ales Moore of Norfolk
1603 Mary Pannel of Yorkshire
1603 Mary Pannel of Yorkshire

1604 Anne Nevelson of Northumberland
1604 Katherine Thompson of Northumberland

1605 Jone Jurdie of Yorkshire

1606 Johanna Harrison of Hertfordshire
1606 'miss' Harrison of Hertfordshire
1606 Johanna Harrison of Hertfordshire
1606 'miss' Harrison of Hertfordshire
1606 Ralph Milner of Yorkshire

1607 Alice Bradley of Middlesex
1607 Rose Mersam of Middlesex

1610 Agnes Godfrey of Middlesex
1610 Christiana Weech of Norfolk

1611 Elizabeth Cooke of Yorkshire

1612 Mary Barber of Northampton
1612 Arthur Bill of Northampton
1612 Agnes Browne of Northampton
1612 Joan Browne of Northampton
1612 Mary Browne of Northampton
1612 John Bulcock of Lancaster
1612 Jane Bulcock of Lancaster
1612 'Mother' Chattox of Lancaster
1612 Elizabeth Demdike of Lancaster
1612 Elizabeth Device of Lancaster
1612 James Device of Lancaster
1612 Alizon Device of Lancaster
1612 Jennet Hargreaves of Lancaster
1612 Katherine Hewitt of Lancaster
1612 Helen Jenkinson of Northampton
1612 Alice Nutter of Lancaster
1612 Margaret Pearson of Lancaster
1612 Jennet Preston of Lancaster
1612 Anne Redfearne of Lancaster
1612 Isabel Robey of Lancaster
1612 Joane Vaughan of Northampton
1612 Anne Whittle of Lancaster
1612 Mary Woods of Norfolk

1613 Margaret Pilton of Wiltshire
1613 'Mother' Sutton of Bedfordshire
1613 Mary Sutton of Bedfordshire
1613 Alice West of London

1614 Dorothy Magick of Middlesex

1615 Joan Hunt of Middlesex
1615 'Mr' Hunt of Middlesex

1616 Agnes Berrye of Middlesex
1616 Joan Hunt of Middlesex
1616 Elizabeth Rutter of Middlesex
1616 Elizabeth Rutter of Middlesex
1616 Mary Smith of Norfolk
1616 Mary Smith of Norfolk
1616 Margaret Wellan of Middlesex

1617 Agnes Berrye of Middlesex
1617 Anne Branche of Middlesex

1618 Bridget Meakins of Middlesex
1618 Anne Baker of Leicester
1618 Joan Gill of Leicester

1619 Anne Baker of Leicester
1619 Joan Flower of Lincoln
1619 Margaret Flower of Lincoln
1619 Philippa Flower of Lincoln
1619 Ellen Green of Leicester
1619 Agnes Miller of Middlesex
1619 Joan Willimot of Leicester

1620 'Mr' Peacock of London
1620 Gilbert Smith of Leicester

1621 Anne Beaver of Middlesex
1621 Elizabeth Sawyer of Middlesex

1622 Margaret Russel of Middlesex

1623 Elizabeth Creary of Yorkshire

1624 'Mother' Francis of Norfolk
1624 Joane Harvey of Norfolk

1626 Edmund Bull of Somerset
1626 Joan Greedie of Somerset

1627 Sara Hathericke of Durham
1627 Elizabeth Londesdale of Lancaster
1627 Jane Urwen of Durham

1628 Jane Robson of Northumberland

1630 'Goodwife' Barlowe of Wiltshire
1630 'Mother' Utley of Lancaster

1633 Mr Spencer of Lancaster
1633 'Goodwife Spencer of Lancaster

1634 Margaret Johnson of Lancashire

1635 Mary Prowting of London
1635 Agnes Tedsall of Leicester

1637 Joice Hunniman of Staffordshire
1637 'Goodwife' Rose of Bedfordshire
1637 Anne Spencer of Lancashire

1638 Alice Bastard of Middlesex

1641 'One' Hammond of Middlesex

1642 Nicholas Culpepper of Middlesex

1644 'Widow' Drew of Kent
1644 'Mother' Hovey of Suffolk
1644 Elisabeth Weed of Cambridgeshire

1645 Anne Alderman of Suffolk
1645 Anne Ansom of Suffolk
1645 Joan Argoll of Kent
1645 Nathaniel Bacon of Suffolk
1645 Mary Bacon of Suffolk
1645 Anne Barker of Suffolk
1645 Margaret Bayts of Suffolk
1645 Joan Beales of Suffolk
1645 Mary Becket of Suffolk
1645 Meribell Bedford of Suffolk
1645 Margaret Bennett of Suffolk
1645 Bridget Bigsby of Suffolk
1645 'Mother' Binkes of Suffolk
1645 Ellen Bishop of Suffolk
1645 Maria Blackburne of Norfolk
1645 Margery Blake of Suffolk
1645 Anne Boreham of Suffolk
1645 Elizabeth Bradwell of Norfolk
1645 Mary Brame of Suffolk
1645 Elizabeth Bray of Suffolk
1645 Martha Bruff of Sussex
1645 Mary Bush of Suffolk
1645 John Bysack of Suffolk
1645 Henry Cane of Suffolk
1645 John Chambers of Suffolk
1645 Margery Chinnery of Suffolk
1645 Rose Clamfield of Suffolk
1645 Thomas Clarke of Suffolk
1645 Alice Clippwell of Norfolk
1645 Mary Clowes of Suffolk
1645 Priscilla Collit of Suffolk
1645 Anne Cricke of Suffolk
1645 Ellen Crisp of Suffolk
1645 Mary Dacon of Suffolk
1645 Alice Denham of Suffolk
1645 Susan Dexe of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Dickes of Suffolk
1645 Ellen Driver of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Dudgeon of Norfolk
1645 Margaret Eccleston of Suffolk
1645 Mary Edwards of Suffolk
1645 Anne Ellis of Suffolk
1645 Mary Emmerson of Suffolk
1645 James Emmerson of Suffolk
1645 Mary Everard of Suffolk
1645 Thomas Everard of Suffolk
1645 Mariana Everard of Suffolk
1645 Nazerath Fasset of Cambridgeshire
1645 Elizabeth Fillet of Suffolk
1645 Elizabeth Finch of Suffolk
1645 Richard Forman of Suffolk
1645 Mary Fuller of Suffolk
1645 Mary Godard of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Greene of Suffolk
1645 Sybil Greene of Suffolk
1645 Ellen Greenliefe of Suffolk
1645 Abre Grimset of Suffolk
1645 Grace Gunburgh of Suffolk
1645 Anne Hammer of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Harris of Kent
1645 Nicholas Hempstead of Suffolk
1645 Jane Holt of Kent
1645 Anne Howsell of Sussex
1645 Elisabeth Hubarb of Suffolk
1645 Anne Jeffries of Cornwall
1645 William Keeble of Suffolk
1645 Judith Kettle of Suffolk
1645 'One' King of Suffolk
1645 Joan Lacey of Norfolk
1645 'Mother' Lakeland of Suffolk
1645 Dorothy Lee of Norfolk
1645 Margaret Legat of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Linstead of Norfolk
1645 Jane Linstead of Suffolk
1645 'Goodwife' Low of Suffolk
1645 John Lowes of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Man of Suffolk
1645 Susan Manners of Suffolk
1645 Susan Marchant of Suffolk
1645 Alice Marsh of Suffolk
1645 'One' Meggs of Norfolk
1645 'Goodwife' Mills of Suffolk
1645 Faith Mills of Suffolk
1645 Margaret Mixter of Suffolk
1645 James More of Suffolk
1645 Rebecca Morris of Suffolk
1645 Alice Muntford of Suffolk
1645 'Mother' Orvis of Suffolk
1645 Anne Palmer of Suffolk
1645 Rose Parker of Suffolk
1645 'One' Payne of Suffolk
1645 Joan Potter of Suffolk
1645 Margaret Powell of Suffolk
1645 Rebecca Prick of Suffolk
1645 Mark Pryme of Norfolk
1645 Anne Randall of Suffolk
1645 Thomazine Ratcliffe of Suffolk
1645 Margaret Read of Norfolk
1645 Elizabeth Richmond of Suffolk
1645 Jane Rivett of Suffolk
1645 Joane Ruce of Suffolk
1645 John Scarfe of Suffolk
1645 Susan Scot of Suffolk
1645 Mary Scrutton of Suffolk
1645 Mary Sexton of Suffolk
1645 Rachel Sexton of Suffolk
1645 Mary Skipper of Suffolk
1645 Anne Smith of Suffolk
1645 Mary Smith of Suffolk
1645 'Goodwife' Smith of Suffolk
1645 Susanna Smith of Suffolk
1645 Elizabeth Southerne of Suffolk
1645 Margery Sparham of Suffolk
1645 Sarah Splinder of Suffolk
1645 Susan Stetgold of Suffolk
1645 'Old' Stranguidge of Cambridgeshire
1645 Alexander Sussums of Suffolk
1645 Margery Sutton of Suffolk
1645 Lydia Taylor of Suffolk
1645 Katherine Tooley of Suffolk
1645 Anne Usher of Suffolk
1645 Mary Verdy of Norfolk
1645 Elisabeth Warne of Suffolk
1645 Alice Warner of Suffolk
1645 Sarah Warner of Suffolk
1645 Elisabeth Watcham of Suffolk
1645 Francis Wildes of Suffolk
1645 Barbara Wilkinson of Suffolk
1645 Joan Williford of Kent
1645 Mary Winter of Suffolk
1645 Grace Wright of Norfolk
1645 Alice Wright of Suffolk

1645 Margaret Wyard of Suffolk
1646 Elisabeth Chandler of Huntingdonshire
1646 Elisabeth Churcher of Huntingdonshire
1646 John Clarke of Cambridgeshire
1646 Elizabeth Crossley of Yorkshire
1646 Anne Desborough of Huntingdonshire
1646 Joanna Farnaby of Cambridgshire
1646 Elizabeth Gurrey of Bedfordshire
1646 'Goodwife' Lendall of Cambridgeshire
1646 'Mother' Louis of Suffolk
1646 Frances Moore of Cambridgeshire
1646 Ellen Shepherd of Cambridgeshire
1646 Jane Wallis of Cambridgeshire
1646 John Winnick of Cambridgeshire
1646 Grace Wright of Norfolk
1646 John Wynnick of Huntingdonshire

1647 Dorothy Ellis of Cambridgeshire
1647 Helen Howson of Middlesex
1647 'Goodwife' Moore of Cambridgeshire
1647 'Goodwife' Moore of Cambridgeshire
1647 Thomas Pie of Cambridgeshire
1647 Thomasina Reade of Cambridgeshire
1647 Adam Sabie of Cambridgeshire

1648 Katharine Fisher of Middlesex

1649 Susan Beaumont of Yorkshire
1649 Dorothy Brumley of Middlesex
1649 Mathew Bulmer of Northampton
1649 Mary Bychance of Hertfordshire
1649 Elizabeth Knott of Hertfordshire
1649 John Lamen of Hertfordshire
1649 Joan Lamen of Hertfordshire
1649 Mary Lamen of Hertfordshire
1649 John Palmer of Hertfordshire
1649 'Widow' Palmer of Hertfordshire
1649 John Salmon of Hertfordshire
1649 Joseph Salmon of Hertfordshire
1649 Judeth Salmon of Hertfordshire
1649 Ann Smith of Hertfordshire
1649 Sarah Smith of Hertfordshire
1649 Elizabeth Smythe of Middlesex
1649 Mary Sykes of Yorkshire

1650 Joan Allen of Middlesex
1650 Anne Chettle of Leicester
1650 Ann Hudson of Yorkshire
1650 Joan Roberts of Middlesex
1650 Elizabeth Smith of Middlesex
1650 Dorothy Swinow of Northumberland
1650 Ann Wagg of Derbyshire

1651 Elizabeth Lanam of Middlesex
1651 Margaret Morton of Yorkshire

1652 Francis Adamson of Durham
1652 Anne Ashby of Kent
1652 Joan Baker of Devon
1652 Temperence Fossett of Middlesex
1652 Hester France of Yorkshire
1652 Catherine Huxley of Worcestershire
1652 Anne Marchant of Yorkshire
1652 Anne Martyn of Kent
1652 Joan Peterson of Middlesex
1652 'Mother' Powel of Durham
1652 Mary Reade of Kent
1652 Margery Scott of Middlesex
1652 Susan Simpson of London
1652 William Starr of Wiltshire
1652 Anne Wilson of Kent
1652 Mildred Wright of Kent

1653 Joan Baker of Wiltshire
1653 Barbara Bartle of Middlesex
1653 Elizabeth Beeman of Wiltshire
1653 Anne Bodenham of Wiltshire
1653 Isabel Emott of Yorkshire
1653 Elizabeth Lambe of Yorkshire
1653 Elizabeth Newman of Middlesex
1653 Joan Price of Wiltshire
1653 Margaret Stothard of Northumberland

1654 Grace Boxe of Middlesex
1654 Diana Crosse of Devon
1654 Anne Greene of Yorkshire
1654 Elizabeth Loudon of Wiltshire
1654 Elizabeth Roberts of Yorkshire
1654 Christiana Weekes of Wiltshire

1655 'Mother' Boram of Suffolk
1655 'miss' Boram of Suffolk
1655 Katherine Earle of Yorkshire
1655 Margaret Gyngell of Wiltshire

1656 Jennet Benton of Yorkshire
1656 George Benton of Yorkshire
1656 William Wade of Yorkshire
1656 Mary Wade of Yorkshire

1657 Robert Conyers of Yorkshire
1657 Elizabeth Crowley of Middlesex
1657 Katherine Evans of Middlesex

1658 Jane Brooks of Somerset
1658 Joan Furnace of Devon
1658 Thomas Harvey of Devon
1658 'Widow' Orchard of Wiltshire
1658 Lydia Rogers of Middlesex

1659 'Goodwife' Free of Hertfordshire
1659 Elizabeth Kennett of Middlesex
1659 Mary Oliver of Norfolk
1659 Elizabeth Simpson of Northumberland

1660 Joan Bibb of Worcestershire

1661 Frances Bailey of Hertfordshire
1661 Margaret Catherwood of Northumberland
1661 Jane Watson of Northumberland

1663 Julian Cox of Somerset
1663 Dorothy Stranger of Northumberland
1663 Elizabeth Style of Somerset

1664 Margaret Ager of Somerset
1664 Isabell Atcheson of Northumberland
1664 Anne Bishop of Somerset
1664 Thomas Bolster of Somerset
1664 James Bush of Somerset
1664 Margaret Clarke of Somerset
1664 John Combes of Somerset
1664 Rose Cullender of Suffolk
1664 Katherine Curry of Northumberland
1664 Richard Dickes of Somerset
1664 Doll Dilby of Yorkshire
1664 Alice Duke of Somerset
1664 Thomas Dunning of Somerset
1664 Amy Duny of Suffolk
1664 Alice Green of Somerset
1664 Catherine Green of Somerset
1664 Christian Green of Somerset
1664 Mary Green of Somerset
1664 Alice Huson of Yorkshire
1664 Rachel King of Somerset
1664 Richard Larmen of Somerset
1664 Mary Penny of Somerset
1664 Jane Simpson of Northumberland
1664 Jone Syms of Somerset
1664 John Vining of Somerset
1664 Henry Walter of Somerset
1664 Dinah Warberton of Somerset
1664 Dorothy Warberton of Somerset
1664 Mary Warberton of Somerset

1665 Jone Mereweather of Wiltshire
1665 'Mother' Pepper of Northumberland
1665 Elizabeth Style of Somerset

1667 'Widow' Bridge of Lancashire
1667 Emmy Gaskin of Northumberland
1667 Margaret Loy of Lancashire

1668 Alice Armstrong of Durham
1668 Mary Bannister of Norfolk

1670 Ann Clarke of Buckinghamshire
1670 Elizabeth Eburye of Devon
1670 Elizabeth Peacock of Wiltshire
1670 Anne Slade of Somerset
1670 Jane Townsend of Wiltshire
1670 Aliena Walter of Devon
1670 Anne Wilkinson of Yorkshire

1671 Johanna Elford of Devon
1671 Margaret Heddon of Devon

1672 Phelippa Bruen of Devon
1672 Elizabeth Mills of Wiltshire
1672 Elizabeth Peacock of Wiltshire
1672 Margaret Stevens of Somerset
1672 Ann Tilling of Wiltshire
1672 Judith Witchell of Wiltshire

1673 Margaret Aynsley of Northumberland
1673 Michael Aynsley of Northumberland
1673 John Crauforth of Northumberland
1673 Anne Driden of Northumberland
1673 Anne Foster of Northumberland
1673 Magaret Milburne of Yorkshire
1673 Elizabeth Pickering of Northumberland
1673 Lucy Thompson of Northumberland
1673 Anne Usher of Northumberland
1673 William Wright of Northumberland

1674 Ann Foster of Northampton
1674 Joseph Hinchcliffe of Lancashire
1674 'Goodwife' Hinchcliffe of Lancashire
1674 John Knipp of Somerset
1674 Agnes Knipp of Somerset
1674 Elizabeth Row of Middlesex

1675 Martha Rylens of Somerset

1676 Mary Clarkson of Cornwall
1676 Susannah Daye of Devon

1679 Elisabeth Blade of Norfolk
1679 Eliasabeth Crowe of Norfolk
1679 Ursula Skippon of Norfolk

1680 Elizabeth Fenwick of Yorkshire
1680 Anna Rawlins of Somerset

1682 Joan Butts of Surrey
1682 Susanna Edwards of Devon
1682 Jane Kent of London
1682 Temperance Lloyd of Devon
1682 Margaret Stothard of Northumberland
1682 Mary Trembles of Devon

1683 Anna Clarke of Somerset
1683 Jane Dodson of London
1683 Elenora Harris of Somerset
1683 Susannah Harris of Somerset
1683 Marie Harris of Somerset

1684 Alicia Molland of Devon

1685 Elizabeth Peacock of Wiltshire
1685 Agnes Ryder of Devon
1685 Ann Tilling of Wiltshire
1685 Jane Vallet of Devon
1685 Judith Witchell of Wiltshire

1686 Jane Noal of Cornwall
1686 Honora Phippan of Somerset
1686 Betty Seeze of Cornwall

1687 Abigail Handford of Devon
1687 Elizabeth Hengler of Dorset
1687 Dewnes Knumerton of Dorset
1687 M. Parle of Wiltshire

1689 Christiana Dunne of Wiltshire
1689 Margareta Young of Wiltshire

1690 Margaret Coombes of Somerset
1690 Elizabeth Farrier of Somerset
1690 Ann Moore of Somerset

1693 Dorothy Case of Devon
1693 'Widow' Chambers of Suffolk
1693 Katherine Williams of Devon

1694 Margaret Elnore of Suffolk
1694 Ann Hart of Kent
1694 'Mother' Munnings of Suffolk
1694 Clara Roach of Devon
1694 Margaret Waddam of Somerset

1695 Mary Guy of Cornwall

1696 Mary Daye of Cornwall
1696 Elizabeth Horner of Devon

1698 Ruth Young of Wiltshire

1700 Anne Grantly of Dorset
1700 Margaretta Way of Dorset

1701 Susanna Hanover of Devon
1701 Sarah Morduck of London

1702 Joanna Tanner of Wiltshire

1704 Sarah Griffiths of Middlesex

1705 Mary Philipps of Northampton
1705 Eliner Shaw of Northampton

1707 Maria Stevens of Somerset

1712 Jane Wenham of Hertfordshire

1717 Jane Clark of Leicester
1717 'miss' Clark of Leicester
1717 'Mother' Norton of Leicester
1717 'miss' Norton of Leicester