History of Manningtree

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Manningtree 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) James Milner 23 draper's foreman
  • (v) Thomas Brooks, draper
  • Theft
  • Manningtree
  • Essex Adjoined Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 4 December 1841
  • Case
  • (d) William Edwards, Thomas Bateman, John Sibley and William Wotten
  • (v) Charles Moss constable
  • Assault
  • Manningtree
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 18 December 1830
  • Case
  • (d) George Marsh 52 shipwright
  • (v) Thomas Green
  • Theft
  • Manningtree
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 4 January 1834
  • Case
  • (d) George Viall shop keeper
  • Fraud
  • Manningtree
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 26 July 1851
  • Case
  • (d) John Hyde 27 labourer, Edward Jones 23 labourer
  • (v) John Long
  • Theft
  • Manningtree
  • 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 Byford 35 butcher
  • (v) Richard Byford
  • Theft
  • Manningtree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Wigg 19 shoemaker
  • (v) William Gowan
  • Burglary
  • Manningtree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Lambert 20 farm labourer
  • Attempted suicide
  • Manningtree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Fordham 21 miller
  • (v) Oliver Prentice
  • Forgery
  • Manningtree
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 37 Essex Record Office

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