History of Chelmsford

Chelmsford © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
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Chelmsford Court Cases

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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) Harriett Ketley 18
  • (v) William Adams
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Collins 47 shoemaker
  • (v) Thomas William Perry
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Lonsdale 34 clerk
  • (v) Frederick Bugg
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Anderson 26 watchmaker, Charles Brown 19 tailor
  • (v) John Houghton
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Gowers alias Sarah English 19 wife of Alfred
  • (v) Charles Cottis
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Templeton alias Brace 22 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Christy
  • Arson
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Jones 43 hawker and weaver
  • (v) Thomas Wharton
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick Henry Johnson 19 paper hanger
  • (v) Thomas Freestone
  • Burglary
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Timothy Brown 36 stone mason
  • (v) Amy Sarah Milbank (under 10)
  • Indecent assualt
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Abigail Gould 37 wife of John
  • (v) Charles Dowsett and Thomas Sanders
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Francis 17 labourer, William Edwards 29 labourer, James Harris 22 labourer, Stephen Lett 25 labourer
  • (v) James Albra and Lazarus Banks
  • Theft and assualt
  • Chelmsford and Great Baddow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Bentley 34 carpenter
  • (v) Eliza Wheeler
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Christopher Burrell 18 hawker, Daniel Bryan 16 labourer
  • (v) George Wicker
  • Burglary
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Simon Deeker 26
  • (v) Thomas Clark
  • Theft
  • Moulsham in Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Brooks 42 labourer
  • (v) William Gregory
  • Murder
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William harborn alias Urban 56 weaver
  • (v) Harriet Rosalie Freestone 3
  • Sexual assault
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Dennis 27 clerk and cellarman
  • (v) George Malins Earle
  • Embezzlement
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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