Walton le Soken, Essex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Essex Gotoarrow.png  Essex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Walton-Le-Soken

All Saints Walton-on-the-Naze contributor Peter Stack.jpg

Parish History

Walton-Le-Soken, or Walton-on-the-Naze, is a village and a parish in Tendring district, Essex. The village stands on the coast, at the terminus of the Tendring Hundred railway, it is 7½ miles by water south of Harwich; and has a post-office under Colchester, as well as a  railway station.[1]


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 for Walton All Saints, Station Street Zion methodist Church, Walton on the Naze United Reformed Church.

Essex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)and Walton-on-the-Naze Essex Online Parish Clerks

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


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Adapted 15 May 2013.