History of Chelmsford

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Chelmsford 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 Hardman 46 painter
  • (v) William Mattingly
  • 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) William Williams 32 horse clipper
  • (v) George Everitt, George John Bird
  • 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) John Litch alias Sitch 25 labourer
  • (v) Charles White, sen.
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • 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 Davis alias Richard Taker 26 labourer, George Nixon 22 boot closer
  • (v) John Houghton
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • 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 Smith alias Jones alias Brown
  • (v) Thomas Warton
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • 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 Stacey 34 stone cutter
  • (v) Lazarus Jonas
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Barlow 39 labourer
  • (v) Ellen Fitch, Charlotte Finch
  • Burglary
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward C Prior insurance agent
  • (v) Manchester Fire Assurance Co.
  • Embezzlement
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Harris 23 West Essex Militia
  • (v) Charles Hyder
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Clarke alias John Clarke 49 tailor
  • (v) Lazarus Jonas
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Binder 33 hawker
  • (v) Charlotte Morrallear 6
  • Attempted indecent assualt
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Reuben Rolfe 29 labourer
  • (v) Mary Rogers
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Bedford 15 shoemaker, Arthur Bedford 13 labourer, Charles Smith 13 labourer, Charles Osbourn 13 labourer
  • (v) Jane Batchford
  • Indecent assault
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Daniel Sheeham alias Murphy 21 weaver
  • (v) William Mattingly
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Broyd 29 brickmaker, Samuel Jackson 36 labourer, Thomas Flack 21 carter
  • (v) Samuel Baker
  • Theft and receiving
  • Moulsham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Crawley alias Carley 45 labourer
  • (v) Joseph French
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Nash 33 lithographic printer
  • (v) Samuel Theobald
  • Fraud
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Hamilton 35 tailor
  • (v) Frederick John Bugg
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Love 19 blacksmith
  • (v) Job Love
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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