History of Southend-on-Sea

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History of Southend-on-Sea >> Southend-on-Sea Court Cases

Southend-on-Sea 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 Kingsbury 15, Charles James Latter 12, Frederick Gill 10, Arthur Martin 9
  • Burglary
  • Southend
  • Essex Quarter Sessions
  • Illustrated Police News 17 April 1886
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Wilson 29 clerk and soldier and Richard Trerery 27 labourer and soldier
  • (v) John Cremer Underwood
  • Burglary
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Webster 23 artificial flower maker
  • (v) Robert Dessent
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Brown 30 commercial traveller, John Lewis 29 barman
  • (v) Hannah Alp
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Andrew Wharf 35 stone mason
  • (v) Elizabeth Canter
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1867 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry John Perry 20 warehouseman, Maurice Emmerton 23 carpenter
  • (v) Frederick Popplewell
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 55 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Kirby 32 groom, Samuel Filby 29 cabman
  • (v) John Page
  • Theft
  • Southend, Prittlewell
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 115 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Booyer 35 iron moulder
  • Uttering counterfeit coin
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 140 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Horton 64 bootmaker
  • (v) Ezra Jarrold
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 143 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Sarah Lone 13 domestic servant, Rosetta Bines 21 married woman
  • (v) Rudolph de Barry
  • Theft and receiving
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 147 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Gray 31 waiter, George Duckett 21 waiter
  • (v) Elizabeth Cantor
  • Theft
  • Southend
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1875 Q/SMc 10, page 167 Essex Record Office

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