Essex Society for Family History

Family History Federation Member

Registered Charity No 290552

Essex Society for Family History

Family History Federation Member

Registered Charity No 290552

The Society for everyone, young and old,

with an interest in their family history,

especially those with ancestors from Essex.

As well as our website with online shop, we offer

  • Frequent online talks and workshops with live local audiences (COVID permitting)

  • Research Centre within the Essex Record Office at Chelmsford

As a member, you can:

  • Get three magazines each year

  • Advertise your Surname Interests and edit your own advert at any time

  • Search our database of Parish Register & Gravestone Transcriptions

  • Watch recordings of past talks

  • View archive of our magazines plus exchange journals from other FHS

Come and join us. Become a member, with immediate effect.

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Announcements
Eric Probert - Vice President 

It is with immense sadness that we report the death of Eric Probert. Eric served as Chairman from 2004-2006 & again from 2011-2012. He also served as a Vice Chairman. He was made a Vice President in September 2019 a position he held until his death. Our condolences go to his wife Janet and the family.

Office address:-
ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT

Restored Tudor House in the Village of Writtle near Chelmsford

Stony Lane, Thaxted

Thaxted Guildhall built by the guild of Cutlers in 1390

Maldon Regatta September 2014

All Saints Parish Church, Stock, Essex

Colchester Castle is a largely complete Norman castle. It is a Grade I listed building.

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