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Great Warley 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) Sarah Ann Monk 21 servant
  • (v) Richard Woods farmer
  • Arson
  • Great Warley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 14 July 1853
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Joycey 27, Joseph Levy 33 grocer and Isaac Harris 30 dealer
  • (v) Rev. Thomas Bunbury
  • (w) Emma Wilson servant
  • Burglary
  • Great Warley and Whitechapel
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1861
    Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Smith
  • (v) John Rutledge or Retlidge
  • Theft
  • Great Warley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Wylds 18 soldier and wheelwright
  • (v) William Pepper
  • Theft
  • Great Warley
  • 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 Smith 48 butcher
  • (v) Robert Meadway
  • Embezzlement
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Gladwell 41 labourer, Thomas Buxton 25 labourer
  • (v) William Whitby
  • Theft
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Jurman 15 labourer
  • (v) Eliza Drewry
  • Rape
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Peck 20 soldier Grenadier Guards, George Hunt 18 soldier Grenadier Guards, James Cornforth 22 soldier Grenadier Guards
  • (v) John Hall
  • Robbery
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Frank Hill
  • (v) Charles Smith
  • Theft
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Butler 24 soldier 24th Foot and whitesmith
  • (v) Charles Wilmot
  • Uttering conterfeit coin
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 101 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Benjamin Smith 27 brickmaker
  • (v) Robert Conroy
  • Assault
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 109 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Cressey 25 farm labourer, George French 33 farm labourer
  • (v) Nathaniel Springham
  • Theft
  • Great Warley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 133 Essex Record Office

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