History of Chelmsford

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Chelmsford, 1919
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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) John Cox 29 labourer, William Day 26 sawyer
  • (v) George Cox
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Carden 56 labourer
  • (v) William Jaggs
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Robjeant 22 labourer
  • (v) Charles Brazier
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Rosanna Mott
  • (v) John Draper
  • Burglary
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Stimson alias Timson 34 labourer
  • (v) William Stimson
  • Theft
  • Moulsham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Charles Edwards 36 painter
  • (v) Alfred May
  • Arson
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Grainger 15 labourer, Henry Miller 17 labourer, Alfred Gage 19 labourer
  • (v) George Smee
  • Robbery
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Young 30 labourer
  • (v) George Simpson
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Eliza Driscoll
  • (v) George Seaton
  • Malicious damage
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Marianne Louis Rayner 24 wife of William Rayner
  • (v) William james Brown
  • Attempted fraud
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Bowles 29 labourer
  • (v) Richard William Palmer and George Palmer
  • Embezzlement
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Prescott 50 sailor
  • (v) Sarah Smee
  • Theft
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Rippington, John Candler 28 matmaker
  • Releasing impounded horse
  • 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) 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) John Wood 66 farm labourer
  • (v) James Watkinson
  • Theft
  • 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) John Mott 64 brickmaker, William Davis 41 baker
  • (v) James Brown
  • Theft and receiving
  • 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) John Wade 24 labourer
  • (v) Walter Bird, Harry Wilsher
  • Attempted grevious bodily harm
  • Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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