History of West Tilbury

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St James's Church, West Tuilbury. Now a private dwelling
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History of West Tilbury >> West Tilbury Court Cases

West Tilbury 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) James Harding 25 soldier, John Conolly 23 soldier and Felix McKeane 25 soldier
  • (v) Elizabeth Aldred
  • Rape
  • West Tilbury
  • Essex Assizes
  • Ipswich Journal 7 March 1846
  • Case
  • (d) John Goddard alias John William Goddard 22 labourer, William Goddard 18 labourer
  • (v) George Betts, Thomas Spooner, William Kirby, Francis Asplin, Sturgeon Wallage, William Fordham
  • Theft, assault, burglary
  • West Tilbury, Laindon
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1861 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Phoebe Price 23 domestic servant
  • (v) Eldred Buckingham
  • Theft
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1865 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Mary Ann Rumble 26 wife of William Rumble
  • (v) William Hart and Richard Hart
  • Theft
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1866 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Patrick Barrett 29 soldier 14th Foot
  • (v) James Gibson
  • Attempted murder
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Charles Bush 48 farm labourer
  • (v) Amelia Bush (his wife)
  • Assault
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1868 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Edward Avery 34 Royal Artillery and butcher
  • (v) James Fenny
  • Theft
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 63 Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Dominic Samuel Brewster 31 miller
  • (v) Joseph James
  • Receiving
  • West Tilbury
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1872 Q/SMc 10, page 66 Essex Record Office

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