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St Leonard Southminster Essex
|Poor Law Union||Maldon PLU|
|Parish registers: 1700|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1629|
|Diocese||Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester|
|Probate Court||Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)|
|Location of Archive|
|Essex Record Office|
Southminster, is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Maldon district, Essex. The village stands at the terminus of the South Essex railway, 9 miles SE of Maldon; and has a post-office under Maldon. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists.
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.
Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office Parish registers, Bishop's transcripts and transcripts
See also Southminster Congregational Church
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 241366.
Poor Law Unions
Prior to the foundation of Maldon Poor Law Union, Essex a workhouse existed in the parish. Essex Record Office has reference Q/CR 1/9/7 Original returns made by overseers for 1800-1801, 1816-1817
1800-1817. These records were not filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
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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