History of White Colne

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White Colne 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) Eli Brown 25 labourer, George Hale 21 labourer
  • (v) George Fairhead
  • Theft
  • White Colne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) William Coulson 54 farmer, Horace Wright 21 railway contractor, Henry Batholemew 22 farm labourer, John Batholemew 35 farm labourer, Isaac Patten 59 farm labourer, John Pitchford 42 farm labourer, Cornelius Leatherdale 20 farm labourer, Thomas Leatherdale 20 farm labourer, Isaac Potter 65 farm labourer, William Smith 42 blacksmith, Eli Leatherhead 24 farm labourer, William Wright 49 railway contractor
  • (v) Charles Hall
  • Forcible entry while armed
  • Wakes Colne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Robert Ling 40 station master White Colne
  • (v) Colne Valley and Halstead Railway
  • Embezzlement
  • White Colne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1869 Q/SMc 9, Essex Record Office
  • Case
  • (d) Eli Brown 54 farm labourer
  • (v) Mary Eves
  • Attempted rape
  • White Colne
  • Calendars of prisoners for Essex Quarter Sessions, Essex Assizes and Special Sessions of Gaol Delivery, 1873 Q/SMc 10, page 109 Essex Record Office

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