History of Great Yeldham

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History of Great Yeldham >> Great Yeldham Court Cases

Great Yeldham 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 Faircloth 27 labourer
  • (v) Robert Richbell Hutton and John Metson
  • Theft
  • Finchingfield and Great Yeldham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Cranfield 31 labourer, John Cranfield 22 labourer
  • (v) Thomas Archer
  • Animal cruelty
  • Great Yeldham
  • 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 Ruggles 22 labourer
  • (v) Henry Davey
  • Theft
  • Great Yeldham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles John Cockett 25 station master
  • (v) Colne Valley Railway Company
  • Embezzlement
  • Great Yeldham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 14 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Turner 41 farm labourer, Stephen Reed 43 farm labourer
  • (v) John Whitelock
  • Theft
  • Great Yeldham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 123 Essex Record Office

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