History of Brentwood

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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 Cook 20 labourer
  • (v) Francis Denning, master, Shoreditch Industrial School
  • Burglary
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Francis Page 30 cabinet maker
  • (v) Phoebe Alderslade, Sarah Franklin, John Walter Lomax
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Brentwood, Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard Sorrell 40 butcher
  • (v) Thomas Larkin
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Wass 32 omnibus conductor
  • Uttering counterfeit coins
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Field 51 coal porter
  • (v) Catherine Moull
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Jones alias George Beckett 29 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Earle
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Richard William Letch 31 baker
  • Perjury
  • Brentwood
  • 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 Boulton 23 soldier 9th Foot
  • (v) Elizabeth Robbins
  • Burglary
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 17 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Childs 19 labourer
  • (v) Peter Weavers
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 31 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John James Pearson 61 hatter
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 34 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Reid 21 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) William Howard
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 41 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Alfred Higgins 17 labourer
  • (v) John Higgins
  • Burglary
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 50 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Childs 20 bricklayer's labourer, Cornelius West 23 coal porter
  • (v) Alfred Barnard
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Thomas Bowtell 21 cabinet makerf
  • (v) William Bennett and Mary Ann Bennett
  • Burglary
  • Brentwood
  • 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) Frederick Fairchild 30 butcher
  • (v) William Ward
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 90 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Clark 21 brickfield worker, George Coulson 33 farm labourer
  • (v) Henry William Robinson
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 105 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Hawkins 33 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Winter, John Winter
  • Theft
  • Brentwood
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 112 Essex Record Office

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