History of South Benfleet

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South Benfleet 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) Henry Hows 46
  • (v) Charles Brand
  • Theft
  • South Benfleet
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 23 February 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Arthur Wright 14 and Basil Wright 12
  • (v) John Truss retired beer-shop keeper
  • Burglary
  • South Benfleet
  • Southend Petty Sessions
  • Illustrated Police News 27 January 1894
  • Case
  • (d) George Littlewood 40 farm labourer
  • (v) Isaiah Brown
  • Theft
  • South Benfleet
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John McEachen 19 sailor, Abel Johnson 19 sailor
  • (v) Jonathan Sewell
  • Theft
  • South Benfleet
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 44 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Sains 23 labourer
  • (v) James William Kemp
  • Wounding
  • South Benfleet
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 55 Essex Record Office

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South Benfleet - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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