History of Colchester

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Colchester 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) Henry Davey and Robert Russell
  • (v) Mary Gibson
  • Rape
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Calvesbert 38 market gardener
  • (v) John Scott
  • Murder
  • Colchester
  • 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 Wazman 28 sailor
  • (v) William Wordley
  • Robbery
  • Colchester
  • 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 Campking 28 soldier 66th Foot
  • (v) Mary Ann Mills and Elizabeth Campking
  • Bigamy
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John William McGrath 17 soldier 88th Foot
  • (v) George Tettrill
  • Arson
  • Colchester
  • 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 Folkard 48 jobber
  • (v) Eliza Ann Cook
  • Rape
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Larter 36 dealer
  • (v) George Hutley Stebbing
  • Robbery
  • Colchester
  • 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 King 19 labourer, Philip Bibby 19 labourer, John Dines 20 labourer
  • (v) John Price
  • Robbery
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d)Francis Chamberlain 31 artist
  • Perjury
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Hurrell 37 ostler
  • Perjury
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Gill 25 soldier 34th Regt.
  • (v) William Ennew, Samuel Bloice
  • Burglary and theft
  • 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) Mary Ann Grainger 22
  • (v) Elisha Pettit
  • Burglary
  • 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) Caleb Farren 29 baker, John Wilson 29 drover
  • (v) Stepehn Woodroffe
  • Burglary
  • 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) Charles Minter 23 baker
  • (v) Elizabeth Sainty 11
  • Sexual assault
  • 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) John Hellen 19 labourer
  • (v) Charles Miller police office
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • 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) Joseph Barton 29 soldier 34th Foot
  • (v) Martha Maltster
  • Rape
  • Colchester
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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