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

Research Centre
Our Research Centre is due to re-open in 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

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 on 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

The village duck pond in the pretty village of Writtle near Chelmsford

Ingatestone Hall Gatehouse

Church of St Andrew, Greensted-jixta-Ongar. The oldest wooden church in the world and the oldest wooden building standing in Europe. The nave of this Saxon church is built of logs.

Latest Surname Interests

Name  County Parish
Hoy Any
Goslett ESS West Ham
Humphreys ESS
Weaver ESS St Mary the Virgin, Leyto
Everitt ESS Harwich.
Wright ESS Horndon on the Hll
Webb NFK Gillingham
Feller SFK Leiston
Lang LND
Mitchell LND
Middleton NFK
Turley LND Islington
Wilsmore ESS Mundon
Rous HRT Berkhampstead
Barker ESS Woodham Mortimer
Barnard ESS All Saints, Maldon
Hast(e) ESS Harwich
Tagel ESS Matching
Sharp(e) ESS Matching
Mumford ESS White Roding
Stuck ESS St James
Beckwith ESS St James
Betts ESS Shalford
Pettit ESS Elmdon
Cannell ESS Colchester /Halstead
Brown ESS Halstead
Orpen ESS
Bennell ESS St Mary at the Walls
Bolton ESS St Mary at the Walls

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