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Latest News
Trinity House Following our recent talk on Trinity House we have been told their archives are at London Metropolitan Archives http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/lma
The Offical History of Trinity House (Light Upon the Waters) is available from Trinity house at https://shop.trinityhouse.co.uk/products/777
RootsTech2021 Online Family History event Open until February 2022 - 24 hours a day.
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Research Centre Our Research Centre is due to re-open on 28th July.
Zoom Meetings Where possible these meetings will be recorded. For details of how to access these recordings please see here.
Genealogy Database Our database now has well over 1.9 million records. For details of the recent additions please see here


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Heybridge Basin where the Chelmer and Blackwater canal meets the river Blackwater. This view looks across the river to the low lying Northey Island.

Steeple Bumpstead Moot Hall known as the "Old Schole" was built in 1592 by the inhabitants on land rented from the Crown

Mountnessing Post Mill ~ built in 1807. It is a fine example of the Millwright's craft of that time

Latest Surname Interests

Name  County Parish
Ryle ESS Romford
Smith ESS Havering
Moulton ESS Halstead
Rewse ESS birdbrook
Bush ESS aythorpe roding
Collins WIL Codford St Peter
Robinson SFK Thornham Magna
Randall HAM Crondall
Jarratt KEN Greenwich
Jarratt MDX Shoreditch
Finch SFK Newton
Tiffen SFK Newton
Chambers MDX Whitechapel
Bashford KEN Tonbridge
Byford ESS Belchamp St Paul
Byford ESS Gestingthorpe
Byford SRY Bermondsey
Hulkes ESS
Turp ESS Wickham St. Pauls
Golding ESS North Essex
Colee ESS Leyton
Brace ESS Wanstead
Theobald ESS Borley, Belchamp Walther
Theobald SFK Cavendish, Lavenham
Malton ESS Ashen
Sell ESS Saffron Walden
Juniper ESS
Grimsey ESS Harwich
Monk ESS The Rodings

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