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Brentwood Court Cases

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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) Richard Goodman
  • Indecency
  • Brentwood
  • Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 8 May 1802
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Greenhill
  • Burglary
  • Galleywood
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Jackson's Oxford Journal 31 March 1866
  • Case
  • (d) George Nelson soldier
  • (v) Elizabeth Pool
  • (w) James Pool ostler
  • Rape
  • Brentwood
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 31 July 1809
  • Case
  • (d) James Boreham, David Kempton, James Kempton and Christopher Wright
  • Poaching and assault
  • Brentwood
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1844
  • Case
  • (d) John Arnold
  • (v) John Lay
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 December 1828
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Copsey policeman
  • (w) Charles Hines
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 24 July 1875
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Drory 23
  • (v) Jael Denny
  • (w) William Hammond farmer, Elizabeth Hammond, Thomas Last farm bailiff, Louisa Last, William Lennan policeman, John Harrison labourer, George Nicholls market gardener, James Millington carpenter, Susan Quin lodging house keeper, Susannah Hubbard, Isaac Gay carter, Jesse Bardell, Samuel Parker publican, Pound butcher, John Hudson, Henry Lemon, George Wheal labourer, Mary Wheal
  • Murder
  • Doddinghurst and Brentwood
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 March 1851
  • Ipswich Journal 15 March 1851
  • Case
  • (d) John Burrells 22 Thomas Purkis 20
  • (v) David Littlechild
  • Robbery
  • Brentwood
  • Daily News 6 March 1851
  • Case
  • (d) James Cooper, Egmont Hoof and Alfred Hoof
  • (v) John George baker
  • Manslaughter
  • Brentwood
  • Brentwood Petty Sessions
  • Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser 9 March 1857
  • Case
  • (d) Lieutenant William White (RN) and Thomas Abrey
  • Riot
  • Brentwood
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 25 October 1824
  • Case
  • (d) Patric McEuslen 20 shoemaker
  • (v) George Hughes
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Fitpatrick 21 labourer
  • (v) Thomnas Perkins and William Martin
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Brentwood
  • 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 Gentry 44 gardener and Samuel Rowell
  • Assisting deserting soldier
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Longfield 21 soldier and John Fortunate Bristilero 21 soldier
  • (v) Emma Hollowbread
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Byford 62 labourer
  • (v) Charles Denvas
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • 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 Radley 17 labourer, George Newman 19 labourer, Eliza Mccann 19, William Wilson 45 weaver, James Brown alias Charles Bailey 24 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Farnham
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Emma Wheal
  • (v) William Baker
  • False pretences
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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