History of Grays Thurrock

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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) John Adams 28 gardener
  • (v) James Seabrook, Charles Seabrook, both brewers
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 123 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Hills 43, William Spain 56, John Potter 27, Robert Binskin 52, all bargemen; John Cole 42 sail maker
  • (v) Thomas William Brook barge owner
  • Theft
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 128 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Mays 43 ship's cook
  • (v) William Holmes, William Green, Robert Deeves
  • Burgalry
  • Grays Thurrock, East Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 134 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Easter 57 sailor, Thomas Easter jun. 21 corn porter
  • (v) Sturgeon and Sons
  • Arson
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 136 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Hampden 54
  • (v) Alfred Russell Wallace
  • Libel
  • Grays Thurrock
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 153 Essex Record Office

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