History of Stanway

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Stanway 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) John Lappage
  • (v) William Miller labourer
  • Burglary
  • Stanway
  • Under arrest
  • Ipswich Journal 6 March 1858
  • Case
  • (d) George Porter 17 bookbinder
  • (v) George Lithgow
  • Arson
  • Stanway
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 22 December 1860
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Taylor and William Taylor
  • (v) D. Cowlin
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • Colchester Magistrates' Court
  • The Era 12 February 1843
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Hutton 39 carpenter, George Nice 26 labourer
  • (v) Lucy Miles
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Gould 30 labourer
  • (v) Edward Nice, Arthur Browne and George Alexander Prentice
  • Theft
  • Peldon and Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Nice 26 gardener
  • (v) Julia Manning
  • Attempted rape
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Porter 19 bookbinder
  • (v) Lucy Miles
  • Arson
  • Stanway
  • 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 Lappage 34 labourer
  • (v) Joseph King
  • Burglary
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Stephen Mead 30 labourer, Charles Percival 27 labourer, Susannah Spurgeon
  • (v) Rev. Henry Jenkins
  • Theft and receiving
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Rice 44 painter
  • (v) Mary Ann South
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) James Hutson 50 carman, Daniel Williams 44 gardener
  • (v) Davidson Hughes
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • 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 Smith 17 wheelwright
  • (v) Eliza Round Sterry
  • Burglary
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 9 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Frost 17 farm labourer
  • Attempted buggery with a mare
  • Stanway
  • 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) Thomas Woodall 34 labourer
  • (v) John Miller
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 96 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Bennett alias William MacDonald 25 drover
  • (v) William Shead
  • Theft
  • Stanway
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1874 Q/SMc 10, page 123 Essex Record Office

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