Alresford, Essex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Essex Gotoarrow.png  Essex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Alresford

Former St. Peter's Alresford, Essex .jpg

Parish History

'Alresford (St Peter), a parish in Tendring district, Essex; 5 miles SE of Colchester.[1]

Ruins of St Peter's Church Alresford Essex.jpg

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

Online Alresford Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1742
1743
1742
Images 1742-1997 EssexAncestors[2] 1743-1957 EssexAncestors[2] 1742-1992 EssexAncestors[2]
Indexes 1742-1900 FreeREG[3] 1743-1900 FreeREG[3] 1742-1900 FreeREG[3]
1741-1812 FamilySearch[4] 1743-1813 FamilySearch[5] 1742-1943 FindMyPast[6]

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.

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 241376.



Poor Law Unions

Tendring 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. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (London and Edinburgh, 1870). Digital image at Vision of Britain.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Essex Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 15 April 2012.
  4. Batch C043211, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  5. Batch M043211, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Essex,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 23 April 2012.