History of Great Clacton (Clacton-on-Sea)

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Great Clacton 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) John Rattler 12
  • (v) John Smith
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 4 January 1845
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Gladwell sen., 44 thatcher, Joseph Gladwell jun., 20 thatcher and Chinery Gladwell thatcher
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 7 December 1844
  • Case
  • (d) George Fisher 25 labourer
  • (v) Cleer William Sadler butcher
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 January 1848
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Blunden
  • (v) James Page
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 July 1833
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Bloomfield 43
  • (v) James Page
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 July 1833
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Denny labourer and David Denny labourer
  • (v) Joseph Howard farmer and jobber
  • (w) Thomas Death, James Pells constable, and John Barnes
  • Theft
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 17 March 1838
  • Case
  • (d) Ellen Venus alias Ellen White 23 servant
  • Concealment of birth
  • Great Clacton
  • Essex Assizes
  • Daily News 19 July 1852
  • Case
  • (d) John Casey alias Kersey 39 dealer
  • (v) Peter Thompson and James Page
  • False pretences
  • Great Bentley and Great Clacton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Potter Offord 45 shoemaker
  • (v) Susan Clarke
  • Embezzlement
  • Great Clacton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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Great Clacton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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