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Joseph ENNEVER

Joseph ENNEVER

Male 1786 - 1807  (~ 20 years)

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  • Name Joseph ENNEVER 
    Christened 23 Apr 1786  St Swithin's Church, Walcot, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joseph Ennever
    Joseph Ennever
    Parish records
    Gender Male 
    Name
    (also known as)
    1807 
    Joseph Enever 
    Occupation 1807 
    Shoe-maker 
    Criminal 26 Mar 1807  Taunton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Uttering Forged Bank Notes. Death. 
    • ASSI 21/22 Court Proceedings
      Assizes at the castle of Taunton Thursday 26 Mar 1807
      Joseph Enever attainted of feloniously offering to one Elizabeth Williams a certain forged bank note well knowing the same to be forged and counterfeited with intent todefraud the governor & company of the Bank of England against statute.  Let him be hanged by the neck until he bedead.
      Witnesses:  Thomas Glover,  Thomas & Elizabeth Williams,  Charles & Catherine Satter,  Samuel Handy

      ASSI 25/5/8 Court Proceedings
      Somersetshire to wit the jurors of our sovereign Lord the King upon their oath present that Joseph Enever late of the parish of St Michael in the city of Bath in the county of Somerset,  labourer   and George Enever, late of the same parishof St Michael,  labourer,  heretofore to wit on the seventh day ofJanuary the 47th year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the 3rd,  by the grace of God ofthe United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland,  King defender of the faith,  with force & arms at the parish of StMichael feloniously did forge and counterfeit a certain bank note the tenor of which said forged and counterfeited is as followeth that is to say (drawing of a One Pound note No.8076 dated 27 Dec 1806), with intent to defraud the governor and company of the Bank of England.  Warrant was dated 13 Jan 1807.  Did falsely make,  forge and counterfeit and cause and procureto be falsely made forged and willing by act and assist in the false making ofa certain note as followeth (drawing as above). A total of twelve counts.
      Court document endorsed George Enever at large.

      Bath Journal
      ‘On Wednesday lastwere executed at Ilchester James Watts and Joseph Ennever for having in theirpossession and uttering forged Bank of England notes and Chelmsford notes.  Their behavour was exemplary.  Watts about 30 born in neighbour ofBradford,  Wilts,  Ennever was a shoemaker of this city,  a young man of rather reputable characteruntil his connection with a gang of forgers’.
       
      Itis clear from the above that George evaded the fate of his brother Joseph andwas now ‘on the run’.
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Recognizances to prosecute and give evidence against
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Assizes Calendar
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Somerset Criminal register
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Somerset Criminal register
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Extract from The Times 29/4/1807
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Joseph Ennever (1786-1807)
    Extract from The Derby Mercury 7/5/1807
    Execution at Ilchester
    Execution at Ilchester
    Salisbury and Winchester Journal
    Died 22 Apr 1807  Ilchester, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Executed half mile south of Ilchester. Found guilty of uttering forged notes at Taunton Castle. See link to Family Histories.
    Buried 22 Apr 1807  Weston Church, Bath, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I213  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2016 

    Father John ENNEVER,   Chr:  22 Aug 1756, St Mary's Chapel, Walcot, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah HIBBITT,   Born:  Abt 1754,   Died:  Before 4 Oct 1818, St Andrew, Clifton, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1781  St Mary's Chapel, Walcot, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Ennever & Sarah Hibbitt
    John Ennever & Sarah Hibbitt
    Parish register
    John Ennever & Sarah Hibbert
    John Ennever & Sarah Hibbert
    Marriage Banns
    Family histories
    Joseph Ennever and his criminal connections
    Joseph Ennever and his criminal connections
    A summary of the criminal activities of Joseph and his family
    Name changes in the Ennever and associated families
    Name changes in the Ennever and associated families
    Information about many of the name changes that have occurred.
    Family ID F64  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Apr 1786 - St Swithin's Church, Walcot, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCriminal - Uttering Forged Bank Notes. Death. - 26 Mar 1807 - Taunton, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 1807 - Ilchester, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Apr 1807 - Weston Church, Bath, Somerset Link to Google Earth
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  • Family histories
    Criminals and law-breakers in the Ennever and associated families
    Criminals and law-breakers in the Ennever and associated families
    A list of all known family law-breakers and their crimes


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