Roydon, Essex Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Roydon, is a village and a '''parish''' in Epping district, Essex. The village stands on the river Stort, and on the Eastern Counties railway, at the boundary with Hertfordshire, it is 4½ miles W by S of Harlow; it is sometimes called Woodredon; it was formerly a market-town; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Ware. There&nbsp;is an '''Independent''' chapel.<ref>1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp; Wales, publ. London &amp; Edinburgh: 1870 See at: http//www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp</ref>
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Roydon, is a village and a '''parish''' in Epping district, Essex. The village stands on the river Stort, and on the Eastern Counties railway, at the boundary with Hertfordshire, it is 4½ miles W by S of Harlow; it is sometimes called Woodredon; it was formerly a market-town; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Ware. There&nbsp;is an '''Independent''' chapel.<ref>1. Wilson, John M., See at: [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6886 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp; Wales]'', publ. London &amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870 </ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
 
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
  
Online images are available [[Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office]]<br>
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Online images are available [[Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office]]<br>  
  
 
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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Parish History

Roydon, is a village and a parish in Epping district, Essex. The village stands on the river Stort, and on the Eastern Counties railway, at the boundary with Hertfordshire, it is 4½ miles W by S of Harlow; it is sometimes called Woodredon; it was formerly a market-town; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Ware. There is an Independent chapel.[1]

Resources

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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office

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 241378.



Poor Law Unions

Chelmsford 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. 1. Wilson, John M., See at: Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870