History of Black Notley

Street view, Black Notley. 1903 (Neg. 50579)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Street view, Black Notley, 1903
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History of Black Notley >> Black Notley Court Cases

Black Notley 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) Joseph Price 40 servant
  • (v) Catherine Price
  • Poisoning
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 21 March 1835
  • Case
  • (d) George Brewer
  • (v) Thomas Alfred Legerton
  • Theft
  • Black Notley
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 23 February 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Frank Thoroughgood and William Gooday
  • Assault
  • Black Notley
  • Braintree Petty Sessions
  • Birmingham Daily Post 4 August 1890
  • Case
  • (d) John Rogers 30 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Russell, John Clark, William Hutley
  • Theft
  • Black Notley
  • 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 William Hempstead 20 blacksmith
  • (v) Thomas Hills Wood
  • Theft
  • Black Notley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Watkinson 45 commission agent
  • (v) Betsey Laver
  • Burglary
  • Black Notley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Staines alias Thomas Stains alias Thomas Gordon Stock 59 groom
  • (v) Edmund Clark, Charles Cook, Henry Gibbs, James Hodges
  • Theft
  • Black Notley, Bocking, Braintree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Matthews 14 hawker
  • (v) Isaac Livermore, George Smith
  • Theft
  • Black Notley, Stisted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Matthews 16 shoemaker
  • (v) John Wood
  • Theft
  • Black Notley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • For more on the criminal career of Matthews see Bocking snippets
  • Case
  • (d) George Wilson 25 blacksmith, John Wakefield 21 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) Samuel Wisbey
  • Wounding
  • Black Notley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 58 Essex Record Office

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