Black Sheep of Eastern Essex

During the course of research for this web site many appearances at Courts of people from Eastern Essex have been found in a variety of sources.  

Some of those appearances before Magistartes, Petty Sessions or Assize court are listed below

The list is a work in progress and continues to grow so visit again in a while

Surname

Christian

Village

Year

Court

Offence

Sentence

Comment

Allen

James

Burnham on Crouch

1835

Essex Quarter Sessions

theft of oyster and brood

12 months hard labour

dredgerman

Allen

James

St Lawrence

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

serving after hours

dismissed

Andrew Thomas Latchingdon 1576 Essex Assize Hung

Auger

Charles

Burnham on Crouch

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Bailey

William henry

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

fail to have child vaccinated

Baker John Althorne 1634 Alehouse Offences
Baker Peter Burnham 1631 Alehouse Offences

Bass

John

Bradwell on Sea

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Bastack John Southminster 1630 Alehouse Offences

Baynes

John

Burnham on Crouch

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Beale

James

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drunk

Beale

James

Southminster

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Bell George Burnham on Crouch 1639 Essex Quarter Sessions Keeping alehouse without licence    

Binks

Susan

North Fambridge

1834

Essex Quarter sessions

Stole 13 shillings and a bottle of scent

3 months hard labour in Chelmsford house of correction

Bones

james

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Driver of cart with no lights

Boreham

John F

Purleigh

1899

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Boultwood

Alfred

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

assault

Bowler

Alan Charles

Tillingham

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 1 sheep at tillingham

Brand

Walter

Southminster

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

assualt

Bridge Arthur Burnham 1900 Latchingdon PS pleasure boat plying for hire no licence Fine
Bright William Latchingdon 1585 Essex Assize Hung
Browne Henry Burnham 1630 Alehouse Offences
Browne Rob Southminster 1629 Alehouse Offences
Bullock Hudson Bradwell 1827
Bunch John Burnham 1782 Burglary Hung
Byngley George North Fambridge 1632 Alehouse Offences

Cable

John

Bradwell on Sea

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Cardinal

George

Steeple

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Carter

Walter

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Applicant for certificate of exemption to vaccination of their child

Chaplin

Jeffrey

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

poaching

Chinery

Charles

Tillingham

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 1 sheep at tillingham

Chinnery

Charles

Tillingham

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 3 sheep at Burnham

Chittocks

harry

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Clarke

Frederick james

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglected to have child vaccinated

Clarke

Walter

Tillingham

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

drunk

Clear

Alice Lizie

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Theft of gold pin

Colbear

Harold

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Cycle no lights

Cole

James

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Cole

James

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

drunk

Coleridge

Thomas

Bradwell on Sea

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Collins

Elizabeth

Bradwell on Sea

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Collins

James

Bradwell on Sea

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Collun

William

Burnham on Crouch

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Cooch Sidney Burnham 1918 Southminster PS

Cooke

Henry james

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

non payment of poor rate

Cooper

Samuel

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Applicant for certificate of exemption to vaccination of their child

Cooper

Peter

Woodham Mortimer

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Cooper

William Attridge

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Coot Mary Bradwell 1838 Damage to Sea wall
Coulman William Woodham Walter 1589 Unlicensed alehouse
Cowell Richard Southminster 1631 Alehouse Offences

Cowler

John

Tillingham

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Creasey

Charles

Tillingham

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Croxon

Arthur

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

cruelty to dog

imprisonment- hard labour

Croxon

Leslie

Burnham on Crouch

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

animal cruelty

Croxon

Jno

Creeksea

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Wilfully shot pointer dog

Cundy

John

Burnham on Crouch

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Darby Daniel Mundon 1835 Maintenance Order

Dawkins

John

Burnham on Crouch

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Dedman

Charlotte

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Dedman

Lavinia

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

child allowed to die

Dedman

William

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

manslaughter of his child

member Peculiar People Church

Dennish

William Ruffle

Southminster

1899

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Cycle - no lights

Dow

Benjamin

Tillingham

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Weight and measures offence

bought lead - under size

Dowsett Robert Steeple 1631 Alehouse Offences
Ellis Benjamin Southminster 1651 Alehouse Offences

Ely

William

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Fail to display safety notice in works

Est Mary Latchingdon 1651 Alehouse Offences

Evans

Harriet

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Fairhead

W M

Mundon

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Witness

Felby Thomas Burnham 1644 Alehouse Offences
Fellby William Burnham 1644 Alehouse Offences

Fisher

Thomas

Althorne

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Cart with no name painted on side

Fletcher

Thomas

Bradwell on Sea

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

French William Purleigh 1632 Alehouse Offences

Gale

Joseph

North Fambridge

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

Asault

Gaskin

William

Woodham Walter

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Indecent language

Gatwood

William

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

no dog licence

Gilder Richard Althorne 1625 Alehouse Offences

Giles

Steven

Burnham on Crouch

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 3 sheep at Burnham

Giles

Steven

Mayland

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 1 sheep at Mayland

Giles

George

Burnham on Crouch

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

theft of 3 sheep at Burnham

Goddy

Josiah

Hazeleigh

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

poaching

Godfry Richard Bradwell 1629 Alehouse Offences

Gomm

Edward

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Poaching

Grainger

Isaac

Mundon

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Witness

Grayland

James

Bradwell on Sea

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Weights and measures contravention

Grayling

William

Stow Maries

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Weights and measures contravention

Grimwood

John

St Lawrence

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drinking after hours in Ship & Anchor

dismissed

Hakinges Richard Steeple 1644 Alehouse Offences

Ham

David

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Hammer

Henry William

Althorne

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drinking after hours in black lion

Hammond

Charles William

Althorne

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Allowing gaming to take place in Black Lion

Harrington

Alfred

Steeple

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Harrison William Tillingham 1644 Alehouse Offences
Harvey James Burnham 1899 Latchingdon PS Assault Fined
Harvey Lily Burnham 1899 Latchingdon PS witness

Hawkes

Walter

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

cycle no lights

Haydock

Robert

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Haydock

Robert

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Cart with no name on side

Hazell

Henry

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Hazleton

John

Tillingham

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

leaving employment without working notice

Hazleton

Joseph

Southminster

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

drunk

Hewes

Ernest

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Poaching

Hitch

Frederick

Althorne

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drunk in charge of horses

Hoather

Frederick William

Bradwell on Sea

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

cycle with no lights

Holman

Charles

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Horrobin

Thomas

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Non payment of poor rate

Hughes

Sirah

Tillingham

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

ownership dispute

Hun John Althorne 1569 Essex Assize Hung

Hyam

Thomas

Latchingdon

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

driving cart-no reins

Ingate

John

St Lawrence

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drinking after hours in Ship & Anchor

dismissed

Jennings William Althorne 1831 Essex Assizes Burglary Hung
Jolly Jonas Woodham Walter 1606 Unlicenced alehouse
Joyce Ernest Burnham 1918 Southminster PS Baker selling  underweight  bread Fined

Kemp

John

Burnham on Crouch

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Kemp

John F

Southminster

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

victim - owner of dog that was shot

Key

James

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

cruelty to dog

imprisonment- hard labour

Lambe John Burnham on Crouch 1574 Essex Quarter Sessions      

Larter

John R

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Laythorpe

Daniel

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

leaving employment without working notice

Lee

Aaron

Tillingham

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drunk

Lund

Charles

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

May

Emily

Steeple

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

May

St Lawrence

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Mays

george

Mayland

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

leaving employment without working notice

Mead

Daniel

Mundon

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Witness

Messent

William

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Morgan

William

Bradwell on Sea

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Damage to oyster beds

Morgan

David

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Moule

Ruth

Bradwell on Sea

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

theft of potatoes

Moule

James

Bradwell on Sea

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Morss Miss Bradwell 1838 Damage to Sea Wall

Murray

Caleb

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Murray

Alfred

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Newell

William

Cold Norton

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Newman

Alfred

Burnham on Crouch

1899

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

using public hall with no performance licence

Norton

William

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

indecent language

Osborn

J B

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Selling bread under weight

Osborne George Hazeleigh 1582 Essex Assize Hung

Owen

Jas maurice

Creeksea

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Palmer

William

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Palmer

Charles

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Panifer

James

Latchingdon

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

Theftb of a waistcoat

Parker

Sarah

North Fambridge

1834

Essex Quarter Sessions

witness

Parker

William

Woodham Mortimer

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

dismissed

Partridge

G E

Mayland

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Peacock

Gaskill

bos

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

ownership dispute

Pepper

Robert

Southminster

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

assault

Pepper Robert Burnham 1856 Essex Assize Attempted Rape 15mths Hard labour

Perry

J

Purleigh

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

victims - owner of chickens stolen

Philbie William Burnham on Crouch 1639 Essex Quarter Sessions Selling ale without licence Fine  

Pike

John

Latchingdon

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

applicant for certificate of exemption from vaccination

Piper

Burnham on Crouch

1874

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

constable

Popperwell

Robert

Burnham on Crouch

1883

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Potter John Latchingdon 1350 EssexAssizes Burglary

Puckeridge

Oswald

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Driver of cart with no lights

Puckeridge

Southminster

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Puckeridge

Oswald

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

summonsed for non payment of bills

Pudney

Geo

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

No dog licence

Rampton Thomas Purleigh 1592 Essex Assizes Hung

Rayment

William

Althorne

1841

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Reed

Frederick

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Selling bread under weight

Rice

Jacob

Burnham on Crouch

1835

Essex Quarter sessions

theft

3mths hard labour

Robinson

Albert

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Rolfe

Thomas Walter

Woodham Walter

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Ruse James Bradwell 1819 Poaching

Saddler

Samuel Bockin

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglected to have child vaccinated

Salmon

Mary Ann

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Sams

Walter

Purleigh

1867

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

stole chickens

Searles

Charles

Woodham Mortimer

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

drunk

Shrimpton

Faith

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

theft of coal

Simmons

William

Purleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drunk

Sims

Charles

St Lawrence

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

No dog licence

Slowgo

Joseph

Steeple

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

Theft of bread

Smith

John

Hazeleigh

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Smith

Alfred

Hazeleigh

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

poaching

Smith Edward Southminster 1785 Assault & Robbery Hung

Smith

Margaret

Althorne

1841

Dengie Petty Sessions

Theft of a piece of pork

Smith

Samuel Walter

Althorne

1889

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Drinking after hours in black lion

Spitty

William

Bradwell on Sea

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Witness

Spooner

William Isaac

Southminster

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness assault

Spooner

Sommerset

Steeple

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

Theft of cash box

Stevens

Thomas

Steeple

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

drunk and disordely

Stevens

george

Steeple

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Theft of 30 shillings

Taylor

Mary

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Selling bread under weight

Thomas Mary Ann Burnham 1899 Latchingdon PS Assault Not Guilty Teacher
Thorrocke Joan Burnham 1583 Essex Assize Witchcraft Hung
Tunbridge Ann Burnham 1856 Essex Assize Attempted Rape aggrieved

Turner

Frederick

Althorne

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

Vivers

George A

Althorne

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Driving cart with no lights

Wallace

Alfred

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglected to have child vaccinated

Ward

Thomas lay

Woodham Mortimer

1842

Dengie Petty Sessions

witness

Warner

Henry

North Fambridge

1834

Essex Quarter Sessions

witness

Watson Tom Burnham 1856 Essex Assize Attempted Rape witness

Watt

Jas

Burnham on Crouch

1899

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

application to sell alcohol

Chemist

Weaver William Burnham Aug 1856 Essex Assize Attempted Rape 15mths Hard labour

Wells

George

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Wells

J

North Fambridge

1852

Dengie Petty Sessions

Assault

Westhorp

Leonard vernon

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglected to have child vaccinated

Whetley Andrew Whetley 1574 Essex Quarter Sessions      

Whife

W M

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Selling bread under weight

Whiting

W H

Southminster

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

poaching

Willis

james

Steeple

1843

Dengie Petty Sessions

Theft of cash box

Wittams

frederick

Burnham on Crouch

1900

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Neglect to send child to school

Witten

George

Purleigh

1899

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

Failing to pay rates

Wright Robert Latchingdon 1350 Essex Assize Burglary

Yardley

Charles

Burnham on Crouch

1884

Latchingdon Petty Sessions

witness

 

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