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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1889

A man from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to have been afflicted by a chronic headache, for which the doctors could do nothing; he approached Joan Peterson for help and was given a drink that cured him after three doses.(3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 3-4

Anonymous 340 Witness
1890

A woman from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to be a cow keeper, who approached Jane Peterson for help in un-witching her cow; Peterson used divination to discover who had bewitched the animal and advised her on how to undo the bewitchment.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 4

Anonymous 342 Witness
1890

A woman from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to be a cow keeper, who approached Jane Peterson for help in un-witching her cow; Peterson used divination to discover who had bewitched the animal and advised her on how to undo the bewitchment.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 4

Anonymous 342 Victim
1891

An unknown number of persons from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to be neighbors of Joan Peterson, who allegedly witnessed strange things attributed to her. In one instance, a black cat repeatedly come to rock the cradle of a young child; the parents engaged various neighbors to help them watch the child, and two women agreed to watch the child one night. One of them managed to kick the cat, suffering a swollen leg for her actions. In another instance, a man living by Peterson was talking with her by the fireside when they both saw a black dog go directly to Peterson and put its head under her armpit; he was so unnerved by this he ran out of the house.(5-6, 7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 5-6, 7

Anonymous 341 Victim
1891

An unknown number of persons from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to be neighbors of Joan Peterson, who allegedly witnessed strange things attributed to her. In one instance, a black cat repeatedly come to rock the cradle of a young child; the parents engaged various neighbors to help them watch the child, and two women agreed to watch the child one night. One of them managed to kick the cat, suffering a swollen leg for her actions. In another instance, a man living by Peterson was talking with her by the fireside when they both saw a black dog go directly to Peterson and put its head under her armpit; he was so unnerved by this he ran out of the house.(5-6, 7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 5-6, 7

Anonymous 341 Witness
1892

A man from Wapping in the county of Greater London, known to be a baker and the servant of one of Joan Peterson's neighbors, who saw a big black cat that frightened him; he alleged the cat to be Joan Peterson and responsible for bewitching a sick child.(5-6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 5-6

Anonymous 343 Witness
1893

A woman from Wapping in the county of greater London, known to be a maidservant to Joan Peterson, who alleged that Joan Peterson was visited by a squirrel in the night; the squirrel is thought to be Joan Peterson's familiar, and they were heard talking into the night but the maidservant was bewitched so that she could not recall a word of it.(6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 6

Anonymous 344 Victim
1893

A woman from Wapping in the county of greater London, known to be a maidservant to Joan Peterson, who alleged that Joan Peterson was visited by a squirrel in the night; the squirrel is thought to be Joan Peterson's familiar, and they were heard talking into the night but the maidservant was bewitched so that she could not recall a word of it.(6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 6

Anonymous 344 Witness
1894

A boy from Wapping in the county of greater London, known to be Joan Peterson's son and 7 or 8 years old, who allegedly told his schoolfellows that his mother could do strange things because she had a squirrel who taught her how.(6-7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Witch of Wapping. London: 1652, 6-7

Peterson Peterson (Son) Witness