History of Walton-on-the-Naze

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High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze c.1900.
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History of Walton-on-the-Naze >> Walton-on-the-Naze Court Cases

Walton-on-the-Naze 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 Stammers 36 labourer
  • Unnatural offence
  • Walton on the Naze
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 31 July 1830
  • Case
  • (d) Joseph Forster 20 silk weaver, Sarah Jeggins 21 and Maria Jeggins 17
  • (v) John Went
  • Robbery
  • Walton on the Naze
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 20 July 1833
  • Case
  • (d) James Grant, Thomas Grant, John Grant, John Ingram, George Davy, Samuel Hayhoe and William Jeffries
  • (v) Samuel Wilson
  • Machine breaking
  • Walton-on-Naze
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 18 December 1830
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Randall and Emma Randall lodging house keepers
  • (v) Isabella Miles governess
  • (w) Walter Robert Atkins
  • Libel
  • Walton on the Naze
  • Essex Assizes - Civil Case
  • Ipswich Journal
  • Case
  • (d) Emma Cross 16 domestic servant
  • (v) Jane Carter and William Carter
  • Theft
  • Walton on the Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) George Lay
  • (v) Ann Saunders
  • Burglary
  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1862 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Emma Baker alias Emma Blunden 19 domestic servant
  • (v) Edward Burling
  • Theft
  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1863 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Blake 25 dye sinker
  • (v) William Riddlesdale Bloom
  • Theft
  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Timothy Fleming 30 omnibus conductor
  • (v) Caroline Gostling
  • Theft
  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Henry Burnett 22 painter
  • (v) George Abbs, Walter Smith
  • Fraud
  • Thorpe, Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edwards Gilson Thomson 59 lawyer's clerk
  • Attempted suicide
  • Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1871 Q/SMc 10, page 41 Essex Record Office

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Walton on the Naze - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Walton on the Naze - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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