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Boreham 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)James Thorogood alias Thurgood 29, William Thorogood 22, Thomas Thorogood and James Guiver
  • (v) William Hales gamekeeper
  • (w) Ebenezer Chalk labourer, Joseph Wisbey gamekeeper
  • Murder
  • Boreham and Fairsead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 March 1856
  • Case
  • (d) James Burgess labourer and John Smee labourer
  • (w) Robert Hart and John Plaile 12 bird-scarer
  • Poaching
  • Boreham
  • Chelmsford Petty Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 4 November 1829
  • Case
  • (d) John Pinder 47 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Davey
  • Burglary
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Thornton Adams 46 painter, George Sayer 24 millwright
  • (v) Henry Richell
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John King 52 carpenter
  • (v) Abraham Warriker, John Lambert, David Lambert
  • Theft
  • Boreham, Witham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Jiggens 27 labourer
  • (v) Mark Ardley
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • 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 Brand 35 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Parks
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Richardson 32 labourer
  • (v) Charles Cousins
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Redfern 29 carpenter, Oswald Walker 34 carpenter
  • (v) Marian Kate Russell, Sarah Jane Russell, Mary Carney
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Simpson 16 farm labourer
  • (v) John Lewis
  • Robbery
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 8 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Patrick John O'Riley alias William Rogers 34 shoemaker
  • Going equipped for burglary
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 47 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Philip Taverner 26 carpenter
  • (v) Charles Turner
  • Theft
  • Boreham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office

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