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) Julia Porter 14
  • (v) Harcourt Runnacles
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Finch 40 labourer
  • (v) Bazil Sparrow
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Amey 34 gardener, Israel Howard 22 fish hawker, Henry Bagg 24 fish hawker
  • (v) James Cook
  • Fraud by dice
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Rayner 24 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) John Blomfield
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Brett 20 labourer, Walter Wainwright 11 labourer
  • (v) William Cook
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • 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 Root 21 farm labourer, William Hoisler 44 farm labourer, John Wright 22 shoemaker
  • (v) Robert Ellington Greenwood
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ebenezer Rayner 16 carpenter
  • (v) William Jackson
  • Manslaughter
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Disney 23 labourer, Walter Rayner 21 labourer
  • (v) Reuben Hunt
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Beetle 17 labourer
  • (v) Benjamin Cook
  • Burglary
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Binks 10 labourer
  • (v) Annie Cooper
  • Indecent assault
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Rayner 20 farm labourer
  • Breaking a window
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Warner 33 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) Isaac Greenbirt
  • Burglary
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 5 and 8Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Gould 31 weaver
  • (v) Sarah Ann Cook
  • Burglary
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 5 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Newton 30 bricklayer
  • (v) Frederick John Bugg
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 9 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Brett 22 bricklayer's labourer, Walter Wainwright 13 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Shelley
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 25 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Constable
  • (v) Henry Cooper Knight
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 25 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Draper 43 bricklayer, Henry Goodey 21 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) Joseph Wilder
  • Theft
  • Halstead
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 28 Essex Record Office

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