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}} '''Essex''' is a maritime county located in the East region of [[England]], and one of the home counties.
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Essex.
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==== Civil Districts  ====
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When the civil (government) registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Essex was divided into registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp; To see a list of districts and the parishes they contained, click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/ess.htm here].
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Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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==== Parishes  ====
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Click on the link for a list of the historic [[Essex Parishes|parishes]] of Essex.
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==== Probate Jurisdictions  ====
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To see a list of Essex parishes and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to [[Essex Probate Records|Essex Probate Records]].
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Search the [http://www.essex.ac.uk/history/esah/essexplacenames/ '''Essex Place-names'''] site for locations throughout the county.
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/essexenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Essex]
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History House - the history of Essex. Dips into the history of its towns, villages, parishes, and its people; includes White's 1848 and 1863 Directories and 1874 Post Office Directory.&nbsp; [http://www.historyhouse.co.uk www.historyhouse.co.uk]<br>
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
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[[England Essex Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops’ Transcripts|England Essex Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops' Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Essex and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/essex.htm FHLFavorites.info].
  
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|Centre    = Essex
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|North    = [[Cambridgeshire]], [[Suffolk]]
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|Northeast = [[Suffolk]]
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|East      = ''North Sea''
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|Southeast = ''Thames Estuary''
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|South    = [[Kent]]
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|West      = [[Hertfordshire]]<br />[[Middlesex]]
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[[Category:Essex]]

Revision as of 02:33, 25 November 2012

News & Events
Records from this area are currently being indexed by volunteers. Come join the effort and help us index the Essex Parish Registers 1538-1900
Topics

Key topics to get started:

Other topics:

Did You Know?
**Please add items of interest.**
For other uses, see Essex (disambiguation).
Flag of Essex
Location of Essex in England
Essex is a maritime county located in the East region of England, and one of the home counties.

Contents

Featured Content

Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Essex.

Civil Districts

When the civil (government) registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Essex was divided into registration districts, each containing several parishes.  To see a list of districts and the parishes they contained, click here.

Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

Click on the link for a list of the historic parishes of Essex.

Probate Jurisdictions

To see a list of Essex parishes and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to Essex Probate Records.


Research Tools

Search the Essex Place-names site for locations throughout the county.

 Websites

History House - the history of Essex. Dips into the history of its towns, villages, parishes, and its people; includes White's 1848 and 1863 Directories and 1874 Post Office Directory.  www.historyhouse.co.uk

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

England Essex Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops' Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Essex and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.

See other websites listed in the various Topics articles.