Little Clacton, Essex Genealogy
Guide to Little Clacton, Essex ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Little Clacton, Essex|
St James Little Clacton contributor Peter Stack.jpg
|Poor Law Union||Tendring|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1629; 1639; 1800|
|Rural Deanery||St Osyth|
|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|
Clacton (Little) or Little Clacton, is a parish in Tendring district, Essex; it is 7 miles SE by E of Wivenhoe railway station, and 11 SE of Colchester. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
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.
Little Clacton, Essex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)|
|Little Clacton, Essex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
1841 Census returns for both Great and Little Clacton are missing.
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 207427.
Poor Law Unions
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.
Little Clacton on GENUKI
Essex Ancestors - offers images of genealogical records for the county of Essex ($)