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Harwich St Nicholas, Essex
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St Nicholas Harwich Essex contributor Peter Stack
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Harwich Borough
County Essex
Poor Law Union Tendring PLU
Registration District Tendring
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559; For more records see Dovercourt
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Harwich
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Contents

Chapel History

Harwich is situated on a peninsular projection at the north eastern extremity of the Essex coast, bounded on the east by the North Sea. Harwich comprises the parishes of All Saints Dover Court, and St. Nicholas. There are place of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyans.[1]

Resoures

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 including parish register transcripts


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 241380.


Poor Law Unions

Tendring 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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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted: date accessed 21 May 2013.

 

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