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Southchurch 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) Thomas Baker 19 post-boy
  • (v) John Daines
  • Theft
  • Southchurch
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 9 March 1833
  • Case
  • (d) Harry Offin farmer
  • Murder
  • Southchurch
  • Southend Petty Sessions
  • Reynolds Newspaper 12 March 1893
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Pryor 27 labourer
  • (v) Stephen Rice
  • Theft
  • Southchurch
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Philip Fenner 60 labourer, William Dye 60 labourer and innkeeper
  • (v) Robert Horner
  • Theft and receiving
  • Southchurch
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Shine 26 soldier R.A.
  • (v) William Sams
  • Theft
  • Southchurch
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 45 Essex Record Office

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Southchurch - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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