History of Halstead

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Halstead 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) Joshua Goodey 20 weaver
  • (v) Henry Sutton
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Root 17 velvet weaver
  • (v) Joseph Crisp
  • False pretences
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Webster 42 painter and brush maker
  • (v) Alfred Emberson
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Cook 22 weaver, John Spooner 20 hawker
  • (v) Samuel Hutton
  • Robbery
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Patrick Hanley 24 carpenter and sailor
  • (v)Joshua Holmes and Samuel Potton
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Mays, Samuel Rayner 63 labourer, Henry Newton 28 labourer
  • (v) Henry John Moore
  • Theft and receiving
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Coe
  • (v) Edward Wiseman
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Amey 33 labourer
  • (v) Alfred William Linsell
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Coe 30 malster, John Brand alias Ambrose Brand 44 drillman
  • (v) James Milner
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Marriage 48 labourer, Henry Amey 29 dealer
  • (v) Edmund Baldwin and William Cook
  • Theft and receiving
  • Halstead
  • 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 Spurgeon 16 errand boy
  • (v) Harcourt Runnacles
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Bragg 36 shoemaker
  • (v) Emma Bragg
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Root 16 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Sullings
  • Theft by false pretences
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Argent 32 labourer
  • (v) Jacob Evans jnr.
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • 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 Coe
  • (v) John Marlar
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • 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 Seaton 56 baker
  • (v) John Woolmer
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Turner 14 labourer, Alfred Staines 18 labourer
  • (v) Charles Portway
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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