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Little Braxted, Essex
St. Nicholas' Little Braxted, Essex .jpg
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Witham
County Essex
Poor Law Union Witham PLU
Registration District Witham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1730
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Witham
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


Parish History

Braxted, Little or Little Braxted (St. Nicholas), is a parish, in the union and hundred of Witham, N. division of Essex, 1 mile (E.) from Witham.[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 Parish registers , Bishop's Transcripts and Monumental Inscriptions.

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 241379.

Poor Law Unions

Witham Poor Law Union, Essex later from 1883

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, Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848) Adapted: date accessed 20 May 2013.  for information about the parish  British Listed building


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