History of Little Waltham

Little Waltham © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Little Waltham, c.1960
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History of Little Waltham >> Little Waltham Court Cases

Little Waltham 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.

  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Moore 30 labourer
  • (v) Maurice William Bird farmer
  • Arson
  • Little Waltham
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Amelia Inners and Sarah Inners
  • (v) Eliza Joslin and Susannah Joslin
  • Assault
  • Little Waltham
  • Chelmsford Petty Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 25 January 1832
  • Case
  • (d) William Cook 14 hawker, Samuel Richardson 12 labourer, Arthur Key 13 errand boy
  • (v) John Poulton and Ann French
  • Theft
  • Little Waltham and Chelmsford
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Julia Kelly wife of Edward Kelly 43, Elizabeth Davis 37 hawker
  • (v) Josiah Gosling
  • Theft
  • Little Waltham
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Thomas Sams 20 farm labourer, William Brown 18 farm labourer
  • (v) William Everett, William Bott
  • Theft
  • Little Waltham, Bloomfield
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 17 Essex Record Office

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