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Maldon All Saints with St Peter, Essex
MALDON All Saints with St. Peter
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Maldon Borough
County Essex
Poor Law Union Maldon PLU
Registration District Maldon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558; Separate registers exist for Maldon St Peter beginning 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1630; 1639; 1880
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Maldon
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office


Parish History

MALDON, is a borough, port, and a market-town, having separate jurisdiction, and  is the head of a union, locally in the hundred of Dengie, the S. division of Essex, just 10 miles (E.) from Chelmsford, and 38 (E. N. E.) from London. The old borough comprises the parishes of All Saints, St. Peter, and St. Mary. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans.[1]

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241381.

Poor Law Unions

Maldon Poor Law Union, Essex

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Essex Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted: date accessed 28 May 2013
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