History of Burnham-on-Crouch

High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965, Essex.  (Neg. B325113)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
High Street, Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965
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History of Burnham-on-Crouch >> Burnham-on-Crouch Court Cases

Burnham-on-Crouch 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) Elias Hawes 36 labourer
  • (v) John Rogers
  • (w)
  • Arson
  • Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 17 July 1847
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Feast 23 fish hawker, John Palmer 25 ostler
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Smith 20 sieve mender, Navvy Smith alias Adolphus Smith 19 chair bottomer, Sampson Robinson alias Roberson 31 brazier, Thomas Whatnell 25 hawker
  • (v) Abraham Bowerman Croxson, George Richardson
  • Theft
  • Burnham-on-Crouch
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Wallaker 25 farm labourer, Francis Walling 50 ostler
  • (v) John Kemp
  • Theft and receiving
  • Burnham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Lilley 48 sailor
  • Uttering counterfeit coins
  • Burnham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 66 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Brown 15 labourer
  • (v) Louisa Cockney
  • Indecent assualt
  • Burnham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 75 Essex Record Office

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Burnham on Crouch - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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