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Orsett 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) Benjamin Cross 28
  • (v) Samuel Newcome farmer
  • Arson
  • Orsett
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 21 July 1849
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Boyden
  • (v) Samuel Newcome
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 March 1830
  • Case
  • (d) Maria Lee
  • Forgery
  • Orsett
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 March 1848
  • Case
  • (d) William Turner 45 labourer
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Baker 35 labourer
  • (v) Samuel Newcome
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Skimmings 16 labourer, Alfred Sutton 16 labourer
  • (v) Sarah Marriot
  • Attempted rape
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Day 27 tailor, John Costlow 52 labourer
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Ansell 20 labourer
  • (v) William Cowell
  • Grievous Bodily Harm
  • Orsett
  • 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 Whiting 22 carpenter
  • (v) William Robert Holly
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Guyver 49 labourer
  • (v) John Kempster
  • Arson
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Green alias Langham 19 tailor
  • (v) George Oakley
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Perry 34 soldier 56th Foot
  • (v) Isaac Davey, Alfred Henry Hunt
  • Theft
  • South Ockendon, Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Kempster 48 labourer, Joseph Randall 42 carter
  • (v) Hezekiah Hollowbread
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Matilda Wilding 26 domestic servant
  • (v) Orsett Union
  • Theft
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Spankest alias Bejamin Collins 26 labourer
  • (v) John Carter
  • Burglary
  • Orsett
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 20 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Felix Major 17 farm labourer
  • (v) Richard Bainton, Ruth Newland
  • Theft
  • Orsett, Bulphan
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 48 Essex Record Office

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