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Great Burstead 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) Daniel Baker 30 and Charles Cricks 26
  • (v) Sarah Sewell servant
  • Assault
  • Great Burstead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 15 March 1845
  • Case
  • (d) William Walker 39 labourer
  • (v) Julia Walson
  • (w) William Carter surgeon
  • Murder
  • Great Burstead and Billericay
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 17 March 1838
  • Case
  • (d) George Rogers
  • (v) William Green
  • Assault
  • Great Burstead
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 4 March 1837
  • Case
  • (d) William Joyce 39 labourer
  • (v) Philip Tylor
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Shuttlewood 19 hawker, William Mead 27 hawker
  • (v) Henry John Emmerson
  • False pretences
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Susan Cheek 17 domestic servant
  • (v) Jonathan Henry Price
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Boatman alias John 21 labourer
  • (v) Guardians of Billericay Union
  • Arson
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Cox 25 labourer
  • (v) Charles Shuttleworth
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • 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 Whitehouse 31 harness-maker
  • (v) Rebecca Burgess
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Pearson 26 groom
  • (v) Henry John Emerson
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • 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 Laver 18 labourer
  • (v) John White
  • Embezzlement
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Camp 34 labourer, Samuel Baker 37 labourer
  • (v) Guardians of the Poor
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Collins 22 labourer
  • (v) Elizabeth Hammond
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • 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 Brockwell 22 blacksmith
  • (v) Frederick Gentry
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Dale 17 labourer, Benjamin Roberts 24 labourer
  • (v) William Offin
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Hawes 28
  • (v) Mary Ann Everett
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Green 22 sailor, Henry Robert Rose 15 hawker
  • (v) David Staines
  • Theft
  • Great Burstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 11 Essex Record Office

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