Essex Society for Family History
Family History Federation Member
Registered Charity No 290552
Benefits of Membership
Latest NewsDave Wells It is with immense sadness that we report the death of Dave Wells. Dave was Editor of the Historian for several years until 2004. It was under his editorship that we won the Elizabeth Simpson Award.Society AGMThe AGM has been held. The Agenda, Minutes of last years meeting and full accounts for 2020-21 can be viewed hereRootsTech2021 Online Family History eventOpen until February 2022 - 24 hours a day. It is FREE! To visit click hereZoom MeetingsWhere possible these meetings will be recorded. For details of how to access these recordings please see here.Genealogy DatabaseOur database now has well over 1.9 million records. For details of the recent additions please see here
Online ShopClick 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.
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Surname InterestsSurname 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.
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Office address:-ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT
Restored Tudor House in the Village of Writtle near Chelmsford
Cressing Temple built by the Knights Templar c1137. This photograph is of the Wheat Barn, one of two of the finest Templar built barns in Europe. .
The village duck pond in the pretty village of Writtle near Chelmsford
Details of date ranges covered for each church.
Members can search our extensive collection of transcriptions
We have local branches in Chelmsford, Colchester, Harlow and Southend on Sea.
Details of each parish, its location, churches & the number of records held.
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