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 ●  The Essex Family Historian Archive

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Latest News Free Ancestors Magazines John Sly has some magazines free to a good home. For more details see here
Trinity House Following our recent talk on Trinity House we have been told their archives are at London Metropolitan Archives
The Offical History of Trinity House (Light Upon the Waters) is available from Trinity house at
RootsTech2021 Online Family History event Open until February 2022 - 24 hours a day.
It is FREE! To visit click
Research Centre Our Research Centre has now reopened.
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

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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.

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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

Heybridge Basin where the Chelmer and Blackwater canal meets the river Blackwater. This view looks across the river to the low lying Northey Island.

St Osyth Priory Gatehouse. Founded c.1121.

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

Latest Surname Interests

Name  County Parish
Knopp ESS Elmstead
Taylor MDX Grey Friars Christchurch
Blackwell OXF Steeple Barton
Burton ESS High Ongar
Any performers, circus, f
And associated
Evans ESS Halstead
Sudbury ESS Halstead
Evans ESS Halstead
Curtis ESS Halstead
Baines / baynes/ banes ESS Sampford /Debden /Wimbish
Welch ESS Radwinter
Welch ESS
Roffe ESS
Pinchon ESS Writtle
Frost ESS Leigh
Bruce ESS Grays
Sims ESS Grays
Hicks ESS Snaresbrook
Hicks ESS Romford
Gardiner SFK Long Melford
Gardiner ESS Crays Hill
Brown ESS Myland Colchester
Smith SFK Hitcham
Tipper ESS Myland Colchester
Tipper ESS Myland Colchester
Yule ESS Myland Colchester
Peachey ESS Finchingfield
French ESS

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