Benefits of Membership

  ●  The Essex Family Historian three times a year.

  ●  Access to Members Only Area. Items available include:-

 ●  Essex Genealogy Database 

 ●  The Essex Gazetteer

 ●  The Essex Family Historian Archive

 ●  FindmyPast Subscription Discount Code

Latest News

WEA Billericay Branch Online Course
The Billericay Branch of the WEA are running
an online course entitled "Who Does Billericay Think It Is"
For full details please click here

RootsTech2021 Online Family History event
Open until February 2022 - 24 hours a day.
It is FREE! To visit click here

Essex Branch of Historical Association
For details of their next talk see here.

Research Centre
We hope to reopen our Research Centre in June.
When we re-open
we need more volunteers. See here for details
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

Online Shop
Click here to visit our online Shop. Here you can purchase any of the Society’s CDs & Research services with your Credit or Debit Card. To see our full Terms & Conditions click the link at the bottom of this page.

Picture Gallery
The Pictures of Essex shown to the right of this page will change each time the page is loaded.

Surname Interests
Surname Interests may be searched by clicking here.

The most recent interests are displayed below the Picture Gallery on the right of this page. Hover over the surname to show the period of interest & over county code to show the full.

To contact a member about their interest, click on the surname to go to the Search Results page & follow the instructions below the list of interests.

We hope that you make a successful link with others researching the same surname.

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

Ingatestone Hall Gatehouse

The Harbour at Hanningfield Reservoir, Essex

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
Firmin ESS
Firmin SFK
Kingfisher ESS Lexden/colchester
French ESS Colchester
Rose ESS Brightlingsea
Bentley ESS
Bentley ESS
Day ESS Ardleigh; Langham
Parker ESS Great Burstead
Cavill ESS Stansted
Cavill ESS Stansted
Cavill ESS Stansted
Typler ESS Thaxted
Tipler ESS Thaxted
Feaver LND
Capps ESS
Sapsford ESS Great Hallingbury
Cutchey ESS Great Clacton
Tate ESS Prittlewell
Joslin ESS orsett
Philbrick ESS orsett
Knapp ESS
Harris ESS West Ham
Greenhill ESS
Minter ESS Rochford
May ESS Beaumont-cum-Moze
May ESS Lt/Gt Oakley
Hunter ESS Colchester

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