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Essex is a maritime county located in the eastern part of England.

For links to other places called Essex, see the Essex Disambiguation page.


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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.


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.

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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 Directory and 1874 Post Office Directory.

See other websites listed in the various Topics articles.


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