History of Ramsey

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St Michael's Church, Ramsey, c.1955
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Ramsey 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) Eliza Pyman 38
  • (v) Anne Spencer Pyman
  • (w) Phoeobe King and Mary Ann Pyman
  • Murder
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 6 March 1850
  • Case
  • (d) John Allum
  • (v) Elizabeth Crisp
  • Assault
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Adjourned Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 23 May 1846
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Clover 36 labourer
  • (v) James Barker
  • (w) William Carrington, Richard James Smith, John Butcher and William Reeve
  • Theft
  • Ramsey and Harwich
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 8 January 1848
  • Case
  • (d) William Saxby (a boy)
  • (v) John Kempson
  • Arson
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 July 1844
  • Case
  • (d) John Allum
  • (v) Elizabeth Crisp 15 servant
  • Assault
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 July 1846
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Calender labourer, William Mills labourer, Samuel Sexton labourer, George Porter labourer, John Hart labourer, Richard Rowland labourer, Abraham Neal labourer, Thomas Ship labourer and John Nevard labourer
  • (v) Samuel Campion farmer
  • Machine breaking
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 December 1830
  • Case
  • (d) William Saxby 9
  • (v) John Kempson
  • Arson
  • Ramsey
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 July 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Gladwin, labourer
  • (w) James Collins, gamekeeper
  • Poaching
  • Ramsey
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 26 August 1887
  • Case
  • (d) James Squires 21 fruiterer
  • (v) James Lambert
  • Theft
  • Ramsey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Malpas
  • (v) Lewis Lucas
  • Forgery
  • Ramsey
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 153 Essex Record Office

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