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Criminal Assize Clerk criminal indictment files, 1853-1929

Following is a list of Defendants in Kent County, the charges brought against them and the year. This is an index only, for full details consult RG 22-392 at the Archives of Ontario. These are not available on ILL (InterLibraryLoan)

List of Names

  • Oxentine, Daniel; Charged with Rape, 1858
  • Chapman, William; Charged with Burglary, 1859
  • Ryan, Nelson; Charged with Burglary, 1859
  • McCreery, Robert; Charged with Burglary, 1859
  • Atwell, James; Charged with Burglary, 1859
  • Chapman, William; Charged with Riot, 1859
  • Ryan, Nelson; Charged with Riot, 1859
  • McCreery, Robert; Charged with Riot, 1859
  • Atwell, James; Charged with Riot, 1859
  • Corbett, Stephen; Charged with Felony - Throwing Stones at Railway Car, 1859
  • David, Andrew; Charged with Murder, 1859
  • Duckett, Amable Barrow; Charged with Rape, 1859
  • Gilbert, Marwood; Charged with Attempt to Procure a Miscarriage, 1859
  • Great Western Railway Company; Charged with Nuisance, 1859
  • Harris, Levi; Charged with Assault with Intent to Rape, 1859
  • Harrison, Edward; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Henson, Josiah; Charged with Assault, 1859
  • Mitchell, Cyrus; Charged with Assault, 1859
  • Hurst, A.; Charged with Murder, 1859
  • Hurst, William; Charged with Murder, 1859
  • Hurst, Solomon; Charged with Murder, 1859
  • McLaughlin, Anne Maria; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • O'Brien, Julia Ann; Charged with Murder, 1859
  • Regan, John; Charged with Aggravated Assault; Stabbing with Intent to Maim, 1859
  • Scott, John; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Tobias, John; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Woodward, Henry; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Woodward, Henry; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Woodward, Henry; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Reed, William; Charged with Larceny, 1859
  • Berdermain, Johann Erhart; Charged with Assault with Intent to Rape, 1860
  • Fletcher, Joseph Ismay; Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud, 1860
  • George, Soloman; Charged with Larceny, 1860
  • Greaves, John; Charged with Stabbing with Intent, 1860
  • Kegan, Charles; Charged with Assault, 1860
  • Kegan, Charles; Charged with Assault, 1860
  • Kelly, Timothy; Charged with Larceny, 1860
  • Lott, Alfred; Charged with Murder, 1860
  • Rhodine, Ephraim; Charged with Larceny, 1860
  • Sam (Alias Pay - Mah - Gay); Charged with Murder, 1860
  • Sam (Alias Pay - May - Gay); Charged with Murder, 1860
  • Schoemaker, John; Charged with Shooting with Intent to Kill, 1860
  • Wallace, James; Charged with Larceny, 1860
  • Wallace, William; Charged with Larceny, 1860
  • Warren, William; Charged with Assault, 1860
  • Bell, Archibald; Charged with Forgery; False Pretences, 1861
  • Brady, Lewis; Charged with Wounding Cattle, 1861
  • Campbell, Hugh; Charged with Assault, 1861
  • McDougall, Alexander; Charged with Stabbing with Intent, 1861
  • McIntyre, John Dewey; Charged with Larceny, 1861
  • McIntyre, John Dewey; Charged with Theft, 1861
  • Panter, William; Charged with Carrying an Unlawful Weapon, 1861
  • Peterman, John George; Charged with Assault with Intent to Rape, 1861
  • Priton, Thomas; Charged with Larceny, 1861
  • Sims, Thomas; Charged with Assault with Intent to Rape, 1861
  • Stuart, William; Charged with Stabbing, 1861
  • Wylie, Isaiah; Charged with Larceny, 1861
  • Aubray, Alonzo; Charged with Misdemeanour - Cutting Timber with Intent to Steal, 1862
  • Aubray, Jacob; Charged with Misdemeanour - Cutting Timber with Intent to Steal, 1862
  • Barnes, Joseph; Charged with Petty Larceny, 1862
  • Draggon, James; Charged with Larceny, 1862
  • Dunn, George; Charged with Murder, 1862
  • Hillis, Charles (Alias James Lackey); Charged with Horse Stealing, 1862
  • Hillis, Charles (Alias James Lackey); Charged with Saddle Stealing, 1862
  • Roblin, Alfred; Charged with Larceny, 1862
  • Coffell, Jacob; Charged with Larceny, 1863
  • Grimes, Samuel; Charged with Larceny, 1863
  • Heimin, Henry; Charged with Malicious Stabbing, 1863
  • Leonard, Nicholas V.; Charged with Stabbing with Intent, 1863
  • Massey, Nathaniel; Charged with Aggravated Assault; Misdemeanour - Stealing Documents, 1863
  • Osborn, Frank; Charged with Larceny, 1863
  • Page, Littleton; Charged with Felony - Killing Cattle, 1863
  • Simpson, Henry L.; Charged with Libel, 1863
  • Thomas, John; Charged with Malicious Assault & Wounding, 1863
  • Toyer, Walter; Charged with Manslaughter, 1863
  • Wiggins, Andrew; Charged with Forcible Entry, 1863
  • Wiggins, Daniel; Charged with Forcible Entry, 1863
  • Wiggins, Ebenezer; Charged with Forcible Entry, 1863
  • Wood, Charles Henry; Charged with Carrying Dangerous Weapons, 1863
  • Wood, John Thompson; Charged with Carrying Dangerous Weapons, 1863
  • Patterson, Francis; Charged with Misdemeanour - Carrying a Dangerous Weapon, 1878
  • Brown, Clifford; Charged with Felony - Stealing Money, 1880
  • Dyson, Charles; Charged with Misdemeanour - Possessing Burglar's Tools, 1880
  • Greenwood, John; Charged with Felony - Killing a Pig, 1880
  • Snary, John; Charged with Felony - Killing a Pig, 1880
  • Grigurre, Peter; Charged with Misdemeanour - Perjury, 1880
  • McCrank, John; Charged with Misdemeanour - False Pretences, 1880
  • McElroy, John; Charged with Rape, 1880
  • Sample, Samuel; Charged with Forgery, 1880
  • Smith, Alice; Charged with Misdemeanour - Abandoning her Child, 1880
  • Wessendorf, Christopher; Charged with Felony - Forgery and Uttering Forged Cheques, 1880
  • Wyrtz, Paul; Charged with Larceny; Embezzlement, 1880
  • Adams, John W.; Charged with Taking and Appropriating; Larceny, 1881
  • Bannister, Senix; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1881
  • Boswell, Robert; Charged with Shooting with Intent, 1881
  • Bowden, Samuel; Charged with Misdemeanour - Carrying a Dangerous Weapon, 1881
  • Darby, John; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1881
  • Gibb, George E.; Charged with Forgery, 1881
  • Gurtin, Alexander; Charged with Misdemeanour - Non-Support of Wife, 1881
  • Hunten, Stantan; Charged with Misdemeanour - Carrying a Dangerous Weapon; Pointing a Firearm, 1881
  • Keys, Logan; Charged with Larceny, 1881
  • Keys, Logan; Charged with Perjury, 1881
  • Lane, Oliver; Charged with Forgery, 1881
  • Langon, John; Charged with Misdemeanour - Assault, 1881
  • Mitchell, Carter; Charged with Larceny, 1881
  • Moore, Robert F.; Charged with Misdemeanour - Causing Bodily Harm, 1881
  • Oxentine, Charles; Charged with Felony - Wounding, 1881
  • Scott, James; Charged with Rape - Incest, 1881
  • Albright, Levi; Charged with Forgery, 1882
  • Cairns, Calvin; Charged with Felony - Larceny, 1882
  • Hitchcock, Samuel L.; Charged with Pointing a Firearm, 1882
  • Holden, William H.; Charged with Burglary, 1882
  • Holden, William W.; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1882
  • Raddly, William; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1882
  • Ramer, George; Charged with Misdemeanour - Assault, 1882
  • Reardon, Edward; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1882
  • Richardson, John; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1882
  • Rowland, William; Charged with Murder, 1882
  • Shaw, Edwin; Charged with Misdemeanour - False Pretences, 1882
  • Wilson, Titus N.; Charged with Felony - Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1882
  • Cairns, Calvin; Charged with Forgery, 1883
  • Carns, Calvin; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Chapman, John H.; Charged with False Pretences, 1883
  • Cousins, James J.; Charged with Nuisance, 1883
  • Du Cedre, Alexander; Charged with Misdemeanour - Aiding and Inciting an Assault, 1883
  • Martin, Moses; Charged with Misdemeanour - Aiding and Inciting an Assault, 1883
  • Farris, Nathaniel N.; Charged with Perjury, 1883
  • Harwich Township Corporation; Charged with Nuisance, 1883
  • Jackson, Charles; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • James, John; Charged with False Pretences, 1883
  • James, John; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Jones, James; Charged with Forgery, 1883
  • Keys, Logan; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Knight, Thomas; Charged with Felony - Shopbreaking, 1883
  • Mason, John; Charged with Forgery, 1883
  • McMullin, Daniel Claud; Charged with Misdemeanour - Perjury, 1883
  • Owens, Richard; Charged with Bigamy, 1883
  • Peaters, William James; Charged with Forgery, 1883
  • Robertson, William; Charged with Forgery, 1883
  • Shrieve, Felix Alonzo; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Ward, Albert; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Williams, Soloman; Charged with Larceny, 1883
  • Bechard, Joseph M.; Charged with Embezzlement, 1884
  • Cavers, John; Charged with False Pretences, 1884
  • Charleston, James R.; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1884
  • Cragg, Edward A.; Charged with Misdemeanour - Improperly placing Names on an Assessment Roll, 1884
  • Currie, Dougald; Charged with Perjury, 1884
  • Daniels, Robert; Charged with Perjury, 1884
  • Delehanty, William; Charged with Misdemeanour - Grievous Bodily Harm, 1884
  • Featherstone, John; Charged with Misdemeanour - Wounding, 1884
  • Gray, Robert; Charged with Felony - Larceny of Timber, 1884
  • Irwin, David; Charged with Felony - Arson, 1884
  • Horton, Arthur; Charged with Felony - Arson, 1884
  • Irwin, David; Charged with Felony - Arson, 1884
  • Horton, Arthur; Charged with Felony - Arson, 1884
  • Myers, Edward; Charged with Arson, 1884
  • Nicias, Peter; Charged with Larceny, 1884
  • Richardson, Hiram; Charged with Felony - Theft, 1884
  • Ryan, William; Charged with Pointing a Pistol, 1884
  • Scott, Ezra; Charged with Rape, 1884
  • Smith, George A.; Charged with False Pretences, 1884
  • Bechard, Calixte; Charged with Perjury, 1892
  • Burdine, James; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Burdine, James; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Smith, Charles; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Early, Henry; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Thatcher, Sylvester; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Fields, Daniel; Charged with Larceny; Horsestealing, 1892
  • Grayson, Albert; Charged with Shopbreaking; Shooting with Intent, 1892
  • Jacques, John; Charged with Carnal Knowledge, 1892
  • Mahon, William; Charged with Robbery, 1892
  • Minehan, Matthew; Charged with Nuisance, 1892
  • Mountier, John; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1892
  • Netherton, John; Charged with Perjury, 1892
  • Robinson, Wesley; Charged with Robbery; Wounding, 1892
  • Shreeve, F. A.; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Steveash, Amos; Charged with Escape from Lawful Custody, 1892
  • Taylor, Frederick; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1892
  • Thatcher, Sylvester; Charged with Larceny, 1892
  • Thatcher, Sylvester; Charged with Receiving Stolen Goods, 1892
  • Thebodeau, William; Charged with Perjury, 1892
  • Waffle, Noah; Charged with Assaulting a Peace Officer, 1892
  • Wellwood, William; Charged with Forgery, 1892
  • Ballard, Nicholas; Charged with Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1893
  • Pennefather, Angus; Charged with Larceny & Receiving, 1893
  • Pennefather, Angus; Charged with Larceny & Receiving, 1893
  • Revay; Charged with ?, 1893
  • Shadd, Isaac D.; Charged with Seduction under Promise of Marriage, 1893
  • Shea, William; Charged with Larceny, 1893
  • Shreeve, Felix; Charged with Removing Surveyor's Posts, 1893
  • Smith, Ezekiel; Charged with Murder, 1893
  • Stringer, John; Charged with Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1893
  • Wright, Osborne; Charged with Stealing, 1893
  • Bannister, Elenora; Charged with Murder, 1894
  • Bannister, Emma Jane; Charged with Murder, 1894
  • Bannister, Ellen; Charged with Murder, 1894
  • Patterson, Archibald; Charged with Larceny; False Pretences, 1894
  • Patterson, Archibald; Charged with Larceny, 1894
  • Richardson, Hiram; Charged with Murder, 1894
  • Rohn, John; Charged with Shooting with Intent to Maim, 1894
  • Snell, Benjamin; Charged with Murder; Manslaughter, 1894
  • Templeton, John; Charged with Seduction, 1894
  • Warnock, John; Charged with Murder, 1894
  • Woodhull, John Francis; Charged with Bigamy, 1894
  • Barry, Michael; Charged with Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1895
  • Patterson, Archibald; Charged with False Pretences, 1895
  • Barry, Patrick; Charged with Stealing a Post Letter, 1896
  • Branton, William; Charged with Personation, 1896
  • Carr, Edson; Charged with Buggery, 1896
  • Colwell, William; Charged with Criminal Libel, 1896
  • Cottingham, Albert; Charged with Rescue, 1896
  • Dungey, James; Charged with Assault to Commit Rape, 1896
  • Gilhulla, Frank; Charged with Libel, 1896
  • Green, Thomas; Charged with Theft, 1896
  • Haskell, Jerry; Charged with Theft, 1896
  • Warwick, Alex; Charged with Theft, 1896
  • Warwick, Samuel; Charged with Theft, 1896
  • Irwin, Margaret; Charged with Libel, 1896
  • Nelson, William; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1896
  • Powell, John Edward; Charged with Arson, 1896
  • Powell, John Edward; Charged with Arson, 1896
  • Richards, James; Charged with Personation, 1896
  • Richey, John; Charged with Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1896
  • Walker, William; Charged with Rape, 1896
  • Wellman, Samuel; Charged with Stealing, 1896
  • Dumas, Joseph; Charged with Attempted Murder, 1897
  • Dumas, Joseph; Charged with Housebreaking, 1897
  • Humeston, Annie; Charged with Murder, 1897
  • Humeston, Annie; Charged with Neglect of Mother in Childbirth, 1897
  • Humeston, Frederick; Charged with Obstructing Justice, 1897
  • Kenney, William; Charged with Theft, 1897
  • McSherry, Andrew; Charged with Theft, 1897
  • Shreeve, Felix; Charged with Forcible Entry, 1897
  • Shreeve, Felix; Charged with Theft, 1897
  • Shreeve, George; Charged with Theft, 1897
  • Winter, Melville J. (A.K.A. John M. Winter); Charged with Extortion; Threats, 1897
  • Daniels, Gilbert; Charged with Theft, 1898
  • Eady, Alexander; Charged with Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1898
  • Gillard, Harry; Charged with Larceny, 1898
  • Mckishney, William; Charged with Administering a Drug to Procure a Miscarriage, 1898
  • McKishney, William; Charged with Supplying a Drug to Procure a Miscarriage, 1898
  • O'Brien, James; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1898
  • Sharp, Henry; Charged with Attempted Wounding, 1898
  • Beggs, Walter; Charged with Perjury, 1899
  • Duncan, Robert; Charged with Perjury, 1899
  • Haines, Robert Hurd; Charged with Rape, 1899
  • Hirons, James; Charged with Stealing and Theft, 1899
  • Templeton, William; Charged with Assault occasioning Bodily Harm, 1899
  • Warnock, William; Charged with Assault causing actual Bodily Harm, 1899
  • Houston, William; Charged with Manslaughter, 1900
  • Milner, Rufus; Charged with Arson, 1900
  • Milner, Rufus; Charged with Arson, 1900
  • Stewart, Ralph; Charged with Carnally Knowing a Girl under 14, 1900
  • Taylor, William; Charged with Theft, 1900
  • Wilson, James; Charged with False Pretences, 1900
  • Wilson, James; Charged with Forgery, 1900
  • McLellan, Donald; Charged with Indecent Assault, 1902
  • Norrie, Charles; Charged with Theft, 1902
  • Larabee, William; Charged with Seduction, 1903
  • Fisher, Duncan; Charged with Rape, 1904
  • Futeral, A; Charged with Receiving Stolen Goods, 1906
  • Kovinsky, Samuel; Charged with Receiving Stolen Goods, 1906
  • McDonald, D.; Charged with Breaking & Stealing, 1906
  • Storms, George; Charged with Rape, 1906
  • Bartram, Richard; Charged with Rape, 1907
  • Kimball, Elliott J.; Charged with Murder, 1909
  • Jackson, Frank; Charged with Murder, 1910
  • Johnson, James; Charged with Murder, 1910
  • Hurst, Charles; Charged with Murder, 1911
  • Babcock, William H.; Charged with Manslaughter, 1914
  • Banks, John; Charged with Robbery, 1914
  • Grant, David; Charged with Robbery, 1914
  • Grant, David; Charged with Robbery, 1914
  • Smith, Frank; Charged with Murder, 1914
  • Currie, William; Charged with Murder, 1914
  • Bellamy, S. S.; Charged with Forgery, 1914
  • Young, Joseph; Charged with Attempted Suicide, 1915
  • Baxter, Frank E.; Charged with Conspiracy, 1917
  • Coatsworth, Caleb S.; Charged with Conspiracy, 1917
  • Brisco, Fred H.; Charged with Conspiracy, 1917
  • McDonald, Frank; Charged with Mischief and Removing a Rail, 1917
  • McDonald, Henry; Charged with Mischief and Removing a Rail, 1917
  • McDonald, Frank; Charged with Murder, 1917
  • McDonald, Henry; Charged with Murder, 1917
  • Steadman, James; Charged with Attempted Rape, 1918
  • Finlay, William; Charged with Rape, 1920
  • Neil, Ross; Charged with Rape, 1920
  • Croft, Clayton; Charged with Forgery and Uttering Forged Paper, 1922
  • Croft, Clayton; Charged with Murder, 1922 1 file of textual record s
  • Dupuis, William; Charged with Manslaughter, 1922
  • Logan, Richard; Charged with Burglary, 1922
  • Noah, Zimmer; Charged with Burglary, 1922
  • Ryckman, Edward; Charged with Burglary, 1922
  • Noah, Zimmer; Charged with Manslaughter, 1922
  • Ryckman, Edward; Charged with Manslaughter, 1922
  • Kemp, Otto; Charged with Manslaughter, 1923
  • Easton, John; Charged with Manslaughter, 1923
  • Mitchell, Michael William; Charged with Manslaughter, 1923
  • Turner, Frank; Charged with Assault and Robbery, 1923
  • Brown, Edna Grace; Charged with Manslaughter, 1925
  • Rutherford, James; Charged with Manslaughter, 1925
  • McAlpine, Martin; Charged with Manslaughter, 1926
  • Robinette, Russell; Charged with Manslaughter, 1926
  • Oliver, Nellie; Charged with Neglect to Provide Assistance at Childbirth, 1926
  • McCathern, William; Charged with Rape, 1927
  • Turner, Frank; Charged with Robbery with Violence and Assault causing Bodily Harm, 1928
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