History of Littlebury

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Littlebury, 1919
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Littlebury 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) William Bird, James Dean and John Andrews
  • (v) Thomas Fordham gamekeeper and Henry Timworth gamekeeper
  • Poaching
  • Littlebury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 December 1828
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Button, James Parrish and George Fordham
  • (v) Josiah Green
  • Burglary
  • Littlebury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 March 1830
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Thorogood 8
  • Endangering railway passengers
  • Littlebury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Daily News 4 December 1869
  • Case
  • (d) John Barker
  • (v) Rebecca Plum
  • Assault
  • Littlebury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Morning Chronicle 12 December 1829
  • Case
  • (d) John Andrews 55 labourer
  • (v) Messrs. Duke and Edwards
  • Theft
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Bowtell 23
  • Tampering with the railway
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George King alias John Braybrook 31 labourer
  • (v) John Clayden
  • Arson
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Thurgood 8 schoolboy
  • Endangering the railway
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Pimlett Brearley 29 publican
  • (v) John Bardoe Bowes Elliott
  • Murder
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 37 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Woodley 47 platelayer
  • (v) Thomas Moule
  • Theft
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Elson 41 potato dealer, William Elson 32 potato dealer, Arthur Priest 21 groom and gardener
  • (v) Joseph Le Land Taylor, Henry Taylor
  • Theft
  • Littlebury
  • 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) William Hopwood 50 farm labourer
  • (v) Edward Serjeant
  • Theft
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 115 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Thurgood 13 farm labourer
  • (v) William Corby engine driver
  • Assault
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 127 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Thurgood
  • (v) Frederick William Hooper
  • Burglary
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 151 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Thurgood 14
  • (v) Frederick William Hooper
  • Burglary
  • Littlebury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 155 Essex Record Office

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