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Felsted 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) Elias Taylor
  • (v) Frederick Rawlinson Rolke
  • Assault
  • Felsted
  • Braintree Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 3 May 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Wilson 24 hawker, Josiah Nash 22 silk weaver
  • (v) John Game
  • Burglary
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Smith 46 watch cleaner
  • (v) David Swallow
  • Fraud
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Abraham Reed 19 shoemaker
  • (v) Joseph Fuller
  • Burglary
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Nathaniel Everett 43 labourer
  • (v) James Skill
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • 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 Everett
  • (v) Joseph Peachy
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Laudrum 19 labourer
  • (v) Susan Lanham
  • Rape
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Livermore 12 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Digby, John Overett
  • Arson
  • Felsted, Great Tey
  • 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 Wood 48 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Gladwin
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter German 26 labourer, Joseph Webb 36 labourer, Henry Mills 18 labourer, John Debenham alias Dedman 17 labourer
  • (v) William Fordham Brown
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • 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 Cosdlow alias Cosgrual 40 labourer
  • (v) Alfred Root
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Ellingford 17 labourer
  • (v) Daniel Brown
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Harvey alias King 26 nut and bolt maker, James Williams 21 street musician, James Bradley 19 porter, John Wild 18 porter
  • (v) Charles Shead
  • Burglary
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 50 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Wood 56 labourer
  • (v) William Livermore
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 67 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Seabrook Ellis 62 coach painter
  • (v) Anthony Bentall Wright
  • Theft
  • Felsted
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 102 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Jellers 20 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Metson
  • Theft
  • Felstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 112 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Laver 22 vocalist
  • (v) John Young, Stephen Sewell
  • Theft
  • Felstead, Little Dunmow
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 139 Essex Record Office

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