History of Ramsden Crays

church - exterior
St Mary's Church, Ramsden Crays. Now a private residence.
© Copyright Glyn Baker contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

History of Ramsden Crays >> Ramsden Crays Court Cases

Ramsden Crays 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 Baker 33 labourer
  • (v) Frederick Francis
  • Theft
  • Ramsden Crays
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Stock alias Clarke 27 bricklayer's labourer
  • (v) Thomas Wright
  • Theft
  • Ramsden Crays
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward James 40 engine driver, James Clark 30 labourer, Smart Atkinson Newton 38 shipwright, Stephen Swan 41 labourer
  • (v) Frederick Francis
  • Poaching
  • Ramsden Crays
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 99 Essex Record Office

Back to History of Ramsden Crays

my ancestors logo

My Ancestors.

Are your ancestors from Ramsden Crays and Crays Hill? Why not tell us their story: My Ramsden Crays Ancestors.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

newspaper
Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

Find your ancestors in the newspapers.
Try our example search to discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

Also look at other newspaper archives and learn how they can help you research your ancestors. >>more

map
Ramsden Crays - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

map
Ramsden Crays - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

Southminster

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.