History of Tollesbury

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Tollesbury 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) Emily Coltis
  • (v) James Snow
  • Theft
  • Tollesbury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 5 August 1887
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Finch
  • (v) Jeffrey Gardiner
  • Arson
  • Tollesbury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 13 July 1844
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Harrington
  • (v) Elizabeth Cobb
  • (w) John Wash, George Archer, Elijah Bowles, Elizabeth Orrin, Charles Fox and Abraham Foakes
  • Murder
  • Tollesbury
  • Inquest held in Tollesbury
  • Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper 7 December 1851
  • Case
  • (d) Frederick spooner
  • Carrying gun without licence
  • Tollesbury
  • Witham Petty sessions
  • Ipswich Journal 28 March 1888
  • Case
  • (d) Peter Gamble 64 labourer
  • (v) Rosetta Paine
  • Theft
  • Tollesbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1860 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Isaac Rootkin 42 labourer
  • (v) Selina Smith
  • Assault girl under 10
  • Tollesbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Thomas Hines 35 labourer, Susan Warner 48 wife of William, David Samson 18 labourer
  • (v) Richard Polly
  • Theft and receiving
  • Tollesbury
  • 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 Moss 21 labourer
  • (v) William Chignoll
  • Unlawful stabbing
  • Tollesbury
  • 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 Davies alias Joseph Robinson 33 hatter
  • (v) Joseph Wombwell
  • Burglary
  • Tollesbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Moses Carter 24 labourer
  • (v) William Robinson
  • Theft
  • Tollesbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1870 Q/SMc 10, page 21 Essex Record Office

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