History of St Osyth

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St Osyth 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 Williams 40 labourer
  • (v) William Matson farmer
  • (w) Robert Cole publican, Eliza Cook, and James Willett labourer
  • Arson
  • St. Osyth
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 17 December 1864
  • Case
  • (d) George Willoughby, Samuel Smith and John Shepherd
  • (w) Isaac Wright parish clerk, Joseph Olive labourer, James White labourer, Joseph Dixon, James Majoram labourer, James Norman publican, Samuel Read carpenter, John Bacon carpenter, Frederick Burgess and John Thompson
  • Sacrilege
  • Great Bentley and St Osyth
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 27 March 1830
  • Case
  • (d) James Austin
  • (v) James Vincent labourer
  • Assault
  • St Osyth
  • Mistley Petty Sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 15 March 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Jeremiah Vincent 24 labourer
  • (v) Robert Cross and Mary Vince
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Nathan Mills 22 labourer, Henry Clark 22 labourer, Henry Mills 24 labourer
  • (v) Benjamin Jaggard jnr.
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Williams 40 labourer, Robert Austin 54 labourer, Isaac Scarfe 35 labourer, George Doe 32 coachman
  • (v) Susannah Dean
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Bruce 22 labourer
  • (v) Joseph Gilders, John Youngs, Edward Wright
  • Embezzlement
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) John Williams 40 labourer
  • (v) William Matson
  • Arson
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Cross 13 farm labourer
  • (v) John Gilders
  • Arson
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Alfred Bickers 14 farm labourer
  • (v) Robert Salmon
  • Arson
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Ann Borley 20
  • (v) William Chaplin
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 48 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Bruce 49 farm labourer
  • (v) William Herbert Dunnett
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 48 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Day Thrower 28 labourer
  • (v) William Emens
  • Theft
  • St Osyth
  • 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) Jonathan Page 55 farm labourer
  • (v) Sarah Lord
  • Burglary
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 109 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry White 14 labourer, Frederick Clarke 11 farm labourer
  • (v) Aaron Chisnell
  • Burglary
  • St Osyth
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 113 Essex Record Office

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