Thorpe le Soken, Essex Genealogy
Guide to Thorpe le Soken, Essex ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Thorpe le Soken, Essex|
St Michael Thorpe-Le-Soken Essex
|Poor Law Union||Tendring|
|Parish registers: 1682|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1813|
|Diocese||Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester|
|Probate Court||Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Liberty of the Sokens; Post-1844 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester|
|Location of Archive|
|Essex Record Office|
Thorpe-Le-Soken, is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Tendring district, Essex. The village stands near the Tendring Hundred railway, it is 12 miles ESE of Colchester; and has a post-office under Colchester. There is a Baptist 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.
Thorpe le Soken, Essex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|Thorpe le Soken, Essex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
- French Church,
- Society of Friends/Quaker
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 241376.
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.
Thorpe le Soken on GENUKI
Essex Ancestors - offers images of genealogical records for the county of Essex ($)