Catalogue description Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Chelmsford: Indictments

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Reference: J 266
Title: Supreme Court of Judicature: The Crown Court at Chelmsford: Indictments

This series contains indictments for the Crown Courts at Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea.

Indictments are a written or printed accusation of a crime. They consist of three parts: first, the commencement (name of case and defendant, court of trial, statement that named person is charged with offence(s); second, the statement of the offence(s); and third, the particulars (e.g. description of the offence, date, place of the offence, name of victim(s)).

Date: 1972-1979

Records were usually arranged by year and then by numerical order.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Supreme Court of Judicature, Crown Court at Chelmsford, 1971-

Physical description: 215 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department for Constitutional Affairs , from 2006

Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

Chelmsford Crown Court is a first tier Crown Court. The Court was part of the South Eastern Circuit and included Southend under its jurisdiction.

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