The Society is for everyone with an interest in family history, especially those with ancestors in Essex.

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

Thorrington Tide Mill ~ A weather-boarded tide mill built in 1831 with a breastshot waterwheel and three pairs of millstones.

Benefits of Membership

Non members can:-
  • Search the surname interests
  • View our calendar of events
  • View basic info about Essex Parishes
Joining us:-
  • Costs £8 for the electronic journal
  • Costs from £16 for a printed journal
  • Gives you so much more
Members can:-
  • Advertise their surname interests
  • Watch recordings of meetings
  • Search our huge records database


    ESFH 50th Anniversary Events Full details can be seen here
    Volunteers required Full details can be seen here

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