History of Grays Thurrock

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Darftford Tunnel Toll Booths, Grays, c.1963
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Grays Thurrock 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) Charles George Smith 45 labourer and Ada Smith
  • (v) George Henry Freeman
  • Burglary
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 5 August 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Ramsden and Henry James Limeburner
  • (v) John Syer
  • Burglary
  • Grays
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 23 July 1825
  • Case
  • (d) George Turp
  • (v) Major Rasch
  • Slander
  • Grays
  • Grays Petty Sessions
  • Aberdeen Weekly Journal 27 July 1895
  • Case
  • (d) John Linn bricklayer
  • Theft
  • Grays
  • Grays Petty Sessions
  • Birmingham Daily Post 21 February 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Johnson 28 labourer
  • (v) Isaac Day
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • 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 Wicks 23 engineer and Theodore Wicks 25 silk dresser
  • (v) Alfred Sturgeon and David Montague
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock and Leigh
  • 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 Manstree 30 watchmaker
  • (v) John Reddington
  • Fraudulent conversion
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Bryant 18 labourer
  • (v) Mary Ann Lazell 6
  • Attempted rape
  • Grays
  • 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 Ford 61 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Mulley
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • 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 Brown 22 blacksmiuth, Susannah Harvey domestic servant
  • (v) Sir Samuel Morton Peto
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Bartholomew Fox 50 waterman
  • (v) Arthur Horncastle
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edmund Johnson 20 bricklayer, John Perrin alias Dale 38 stone mason
  • (v) William Cottis
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Ann Isaacs 17 domestic servant
  • (v) James Potter
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Johnson 36 labourer, William Offord 34 bargeman
  • (v) Gray's Chalk Quarries
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • 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 Harrington 40 labourer, Eliza Harrington 34 charwoman, Mary Barry 19 works in lead factory
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Douglas Callendar
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Atkins 24 labourer, Thomas Rayfield 25 brickmaker
  • (v) James Seabrooke
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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