Essex, England Genealogy
For links to other places called Essex, see the Essex Disambiguation page.
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.
To see a list of Essex parishes and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to Essex Probate Records.
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. www.historyhouse.co.uk