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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) William Wright 32 hawker
  • (v) John Stevens
  • Assault
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Hughes 29 railway porter
  • (v) William Argent
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Hamilton 26 barman, Henry Johnson 23 labourer
  • Arson
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Jeremiah Merrit 22 labourer
  • (v) William Wells
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Bacon 32 carpenter and clerk to the trustees
  • (v) Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • Embezzlement
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Rogers 23 fitter, William Wiley 25 painter
  • (v) Henry Wallis jnr.
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Mitchell 21 soldier Royal Artillery
  • (v) Elizabeth Humphreys
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Orchard 25 labourer
  • (v) Catherine Callaben
  • Indecent assault
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Hall 49 labourer
  • (v) William James Cashway
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • 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 Green alias Kimpton 33 baker
  • (v) Charles Taylor
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Susan Livings
  • (v) David Edwards
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) David Doe alias Jones alias William Hatt 28 bricklayer
  • (v) William Flatt
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Jones 21 soldier Royal Artillery and stone mason
  • (v) Charles Everarert
  • Burglary
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Ann Swales 15 doemstic servant
  • (v) Richard Crawford linen draper
  • Malicious damage
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George French 52 moulder
  • (v) Leonard Jackson
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ann Winters alias Stallard 27 domestic servant
  • (v) George Whittleton, Ebenezer Bailey
  • Fraud
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Batershal 18 labourer
  • (v) GeorgePalmer, Richard William Palmer
  • Embezzlement
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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