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Broomfield 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) Emanuel Poulton 28 labourer
  • (v) James Beadel
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Green 23 blacksmith
  • (v) Edward Layzell
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Harriett Devenish 35 wife of William
  • Concealing birth
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Brown alias Joseph Abbot 40 labourer
  • (v) George Holland, George Stubbings
  • Theft
  • Great Leighs, Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Reynolds alias Isaac 25 miller, Joseph May 33 labourer
  • (v) William Marriage and Henry Marriage
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Gambling 28 farm labourer, John Harmond alias Harman 30 farm labourer
  • (v) Henry Marriage
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Smith 36 brickmaker
  • (v) William Davey
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Richardson 24 dealer
  • (v) George Crabb Harris Rolfe
  • Theft
  • Broomfield
  • 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 Thomas Sams 20 farm labourer, William Brown 18 farm labourer
  • (v) William Everett, William Bott
  • Theft
  • Little Waltham, Broomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 17 Essex Record Office

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