History of Elmstead

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Elmstead 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) William Clary 22 sawyer
  • (v) John Pilgrim farmer
  • (w) John Marshall labourer and Thomas Osborne labourer
  • Burglary
  • Great Bromley and Elmstead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 15 December 1855
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Welham 32 brick-maker
  • (v) John Dines
  • Murder
  • Elmstead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1833
  • Case
  • (d) Daniel Pitchell 35 labourer
  • (v) Francis William Johnson and John Dane Ward
  • Theft
  • Elmstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry William Day alias Smith 18 labourer
  • (v) James Taylor, George Marshall, and John Davis
  • Theft
  • Elmstead and Alresford
  • 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 Clements
  • (v) John Downs
  • Theft
  • Elmstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Andrew Kavanagh 37 34th Foot, John Thomas Wilson 21 carrier
  • (v) Henry Gardiner
  • Theft
  • Elmstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Pallant 51 bricklayer
  • (v) Sarah Francis
  • Theft
  • Elmstead
  • 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 Brown 22 labourer
  • (v) Elizabeth Coker
  • Fraud
  • Elmstead
  • 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 Wilson 45 bricklayer, George Hartley 34 labourer
  • (v) Weller Girling
  • Burglary
  • Elmstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 38 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Turner
  • (v) Robert Barker
  • Burglary
  • Elmstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 121 Essex Record Office

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