History of Mistley

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Mistley 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) John James alias Rivers
  • (v) William Blythe
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 December 1856
  • Case
  • (d) James Durrant 26 carpenter and Ann Durrant
  • (v) James Ainger shopkeeper
  • (w) George Ainger
  • Burglary
  • Mistley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 6 March 1850
  • Case
  • (d) George March 55 shipwright
  • (v) Edward Norman
  • (w) Edward Fish
  • Burglary
  • Mistley
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 22 October 1836
  • Case
  • (d) James Calthorpe railway porter
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 19 October 1872
  • Case
  • (d) James Durrant
  • (v) James Ainger
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 16 March 1850
  • Case
  • (d) Lydia Simpson 19
  • (v) William Clark
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 7 March 1846
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Barrett 28 labourer
  • (v) James Frost
  • (w) John Munnings
  • Poaching and Affray
  • Mistley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 March 1843
  • Case
  • (d) George Taylor schoolmaster
  • (v) Annie Byford pupil
  • Assault
  • Mistley
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 1 April 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Herbert Purkiss post office messenger
  • (w) Lucy Gooch, John Gooch thatcher, Ellen Gooch, Mahala Bacon
  • Theft of mail
  • Mistley, Bradfield
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 22 April 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Steward, landlord White Horse
  • After hours drinking
  • Mistley
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 26 August 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Nathaniel Pickess 26 labourer
  • (v) George Peggs
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d)
  • (v) Catherine Ann Parmenter, Francis Poole and William Cant (Trustees of the Stour Lodge of the Manchester Unity of Odd Fellows)
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Harry Sampkon 15 cabin boy
  • (v) John Harvey (on ship Rainbow), William Totham
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Brown 21 sailor
  • (v) Elizabeth Burrell, Thomas Henry White
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • 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 Ward 43 mail cart driver
  • (v) Rosanna James
  • Burglary
  • Mistley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 47 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Elizabeth Durrant
  • (v) Frederick Mouldon
  • Theft
  • Mistley
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 54 Essex Record Office

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