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Fobbing, Essex
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Fobbing St Michael Essex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Barstable
County Essex
Poor Law Union Orsett PLU
Registration District Orsett
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1639; 1801
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Barstable
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

Contents

Parish History

Fobbing, is a village and a parish in Orsett district, Essex. The village stands on a hill, near Holehaven creek, it is 2 miles N of the Thames, 2 1/2 miles NE of Stanford le Hope railway station, and 7 3/4 miles SSE of Billericay.[1]




Resources

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 Fobbing, Essex Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1539
1539
1539
Images 1539-1935 EssexAncestors[2] 1539-1878 EssexAncestors[2] 1539-1894 EssexAncestors[2]
Indexes 1539-1753 FindMyPast[3] 1539-1894 FindMyPast[4]

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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 241360.


Poor Law Unions

Orsett 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Adapted, date accessed: 21 May 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 15 May 2012.
  3. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, (WayBack Machine) accessed 15 May 2012.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Essex,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 23 April 2012.



 

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