History of Thorpe le Soken

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Thorpe le Soken 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 source reference.

  • Case
  • (d) James Smith 29 chimney sweeper and John Nicholls 49 stone-dredger
  • (v) John Martin Leake
  • Arson
  • Thorpe
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 6 March 1852
  • Case
  • (d) John Nicholls 32 labourer and William Gull 28 butcher
  • (v) Elizabeth Rolph
  • Theft
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 July 1846
  • Case
  • (d) Nathaniel Grubb and William Hellen
  • (v) James Nicholson
  • Theft
  • Thorpe-le-Soken and Weeley
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 March 1830
  • Case
  • (d) Walter Eley 13 labourer, Hercules Mann 21 labourer
  • (v) David Hearsum and John Scott
  • Burglary and receiving
  • Thorpe-le-Soken and Kirby
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Felgate 43 labourer
  • (v) Barnabas Pettitt
  • Theft
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Smith 40 labourer
  • (v) James Rolph
  • Theft
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Bowles 19 labourer, George King 26 tinker
  • (v) James Holby, Robert Sallows
  • Theft and burglary
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • 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 Watson 34 clerk, George Jones 43 ostler
  • (v) Robert Hardy, William Nicholson
  • False pretences
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • 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 Wanstall 40 railway labourer
  • Unnatural offence
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1864 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Samuel Hook 30 labourer
  • (v) Julia Bertha Cotton 6
  • Attempted indecent assault
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Burnett 22 painter
  • (v) George Abbs, Walter Smith
  • Fraud
  • Thorpe-le-Soken, Walton
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Bejamin Jaggard alias Benjamin Wiles Jaggard
  • (v) William Edwin Bear
  • Theft
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 28 Essex Record Office

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