History of Rayne

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Rayne 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) Alfred Coote 16 carpenter, Isaiah Fish 18 bricklayer, John Andrews and William Wade
  • (v) Richard Baynes
  • Arson
  • Rayne
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 26 July 1845
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Willis and Robert Batten
  • (v) Henry Belcher foundryman
  • (w) Sarah Willis and Sarah Rankin
  • Assault
  • Rayne
  • Braintree Petty Sessions
  • Morning Chronicle 12 June 1856
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Childs 21 labourer
  • (v) John French
  • Wounding
  • Rayne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office

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