History of Ardleigh

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Ardleigh 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 or archive reference.

  • Case
  • (d) Leonard Serjeant
  • (v) Samuel Blyth and Mark Scott
  • Theft
  • Langham and Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 4 January 1845
  • Case
  • (d) John Grantley 21 weaver, William Miller 17 labourer and John Miller 17 labourer
  • (v) John Lott Nicholls
  • Burglary
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 7 December 1844
  • Case
  • (d) John Bacon alias Wisbey alias Wisby 18 shoemaker
  • (v) John Knowling
  • Burglary
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 22 October 1836
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Gloss Fitch baker
  • (v) William James baker
  • Embezzlement
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Adjourned Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 20 May 1854
  • Case
  • (d) James Marchant 20 and William Youngs 21
  • Arson
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 15 March 1845
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Bacon 22 and Henry Marchant 31
  • (v) George Heigho
  • Assault
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 15 December 1855
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Howard 14 labourer
  • (v) Thomas William Nunn
  • (w) William Cooper farm manager
  • Arson
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 22 December 1866
  • Case
  • (d) Amos Walker 29 labourer
  • (v) Herbert Temperly Hicks
  • Arson
  • Ardleigh
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 22 December 1866
  • Case
  • (d) Jeremiah Bond labourer
  • (v) Thomas Hellen farmer and Thomas Birch Western
  • Arson
  • Ardleigh and Great Tey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Solomon Howe, labourer; William Canham, labourer
  • (v) Henry Leeks, beerhouse keeper
  • Assault
  • Ardleigh and Lawford
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 26 August 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Ephraim Bland 21 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Barber
  • Theft
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Went 29 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Smith
  • Theft
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ephraim Bland 21 labourer
  • (v) George Bacon
  • Theft
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Warner alias Whiting 16 sailor
  • (v) Ralph Smith
  • Burglary
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Mussett 38 bricklayer
  • (v) Thomas Mann and William Matthews
  • Theft
  • Earls Colne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Cook 45 dealer
  • (v) John Bromley
  • Theft
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Matthew Hewes 25 sawyer, Thomas Grainger 25 gardener
  • (v) Philip Curtis
  • Theft
  • Ardleigh
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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