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Arkesden 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 or archive reference.

  • Case
  • (d) George Litchfield aka George Lichfield 19
  • (v) William Smith
  • Murder
  • Arkesden
  • Essex Assizes
  • North Wales Chronicle 22 March 1836
  • Case
  • (d) Mynott Harvey 26 labourer
  • (v) Allen Hurrell
  • Theft
  • Arkesden
  • 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 Cowell 34 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Taylor
  • Theft
  • Arkesden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Hanchett 23 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Hayden
  • Attempted rape
  • Arkesden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Stock 64 carpenter
  • (v) Nathan Bailey
  • Theft
  • Arkesden
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 15 Essex Record Office

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