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Job CharltonA baronet from London and serving as judge at the Maidstone Assizes which included the case against Thomas Whiteing and Elizabeth Scott. Charlton was born in London around 1615. He went to Oxford and graduated with a B.A. in 1632. He was created 1st Baronet Charlton, of Ludford, co. Hereford, England on 12 May 1686. Before that, however, one of his many positions included holding the office of Justice of the Court of Common Pleas between 1680 and 20 April 1686.(141-157)MAIDSTONE ASSIZES, 26 July 1681 Before Francis Pemberton, CJ, and Job Charlton, J. [Assizes 35/122/8] 723. Oyer and Terminer Commission for the Home Circuit. Dated at Westminster 3 June 1681, and signed by -- Barker, Chancery Clerk. *** 725. Grand Jury. Edward Diggs of Bobbing, esq., Walter Breames of Bridge, esq., John Cason of Kingston, esq., Edward Roberts of St Dunstan Without, esq., George Rivers of Hadlow, esq., Thomas Tiddyman of Ash, esq., Robert Bateman of Charlton, esq., Nathaniel Denewe of Harbledown, esq., Joseph Roberts of Sturry, esq., John Lucas of Lewisham, gent., Thomas Veale and John Simpson esqs of Milton, James Bix of Bapchild, esq., Thomas Enfield of Smeeth, gent., Thomas Tooke of Hougham, esq., John Eve of Brookland, gent., Edward Badby of Sutton at hone, esq., Edward Manley of Wouldham, gent., Henry Courthopp of Benenden, gent. *** 775. Indictment of Elizabeth Scott of Cranbrook, widow, for the murder by witchcraft. On 25 Apr. 1679 at Cranbrook she bewitched John Colman so that he languished until 2 May 1681 and then died. [endorsed] Mary Colman, Samuel Bradshaw, Anne Butler. Ignoramus. *** MAIDSTONE ASSIZES, 13 MARCH 1682 Before Francis Pemberton, CJ, and Job Charlton, J. 793. Oyer and Terminer Commission for the Home Circuit. Dated at Westminster 3 Feb. 1682, and signed by -- Barker, Chancery Clerk. *** 849.Indictement of Thomas Whiteing of Hoo, labourer, for witchcraft. On 20 Jan. 1681 at Hoo he bewitched Sarah Curtis so that her body was 'greatly wasted, pined and consumed'. [endorsed] Robert Rogers, Joseph Miller, Sarah Curtis, William Burman, John Ellis, Simon Beadell, Bridget Gilbert, Joan Stephens, thomas Haley, Tobert Whiterley, Tobert Beadle, Dr Faber, Dr Hooker, Dr Robinson, Anne Seares Faber Armitage, William Tucke (?), Barbara Cena, William Verron. Ignoramus. ()