History of Bradfield

The Street, Bradfield, c.1955.  (Neg. B810010)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2006. http://www.francisfrith.com
The Street, Bradfield, c.1955
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Bradfield 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) Henry Webb 13 labourer
  • (v) Benjamin Carrington
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Ipswich Journal 21 October 1843
  • Case
  • (d) John Langley 87 labourer and Henry Byford 24 labourer
  • (v) Anthony Vince farmer
  • (w) Robert Sallows
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 17 February 1838
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Warner 24 labourer
  • (v) Ambrose Low farmer
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 19 February 1848
  • Case
  • (d) John Maurice Cutting
  • Neglect
  • Bradfield
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 24 August 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Harry Smith inn-keeper
  • Keeping carriage without a license
  • Bradfield
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 1 September 1900
  • Case
  • (d) Elizabeth Marchant 19
  • (v) Abraham Fox
  • Burglary
  • Bradfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Mason 26 labourer
  • (v) Edward Clay Eagle and George Davie Kempson
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Gammer 46 labour
  • Obstructing the railway
  • Bradfield
  • 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 Fordham 29 labourer, John Eley 45 farmer
  • (v) John Hellin Green
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Gould 33 farm labourer, Stephen Langley 30 farm labourer
  • (v) Elizabeth Sunson
  • Theft
  • Bradfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 38 Essex Record Office

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