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

Benefits of Membership

  • Advertise your Surname Interests.

  • 3 Issues of the Essex Family Historian per 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
Dave 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 here
RootsTech2021 Online Family History eventOpen until February 2022 - 24 hours a day.
It is FREE! To visit click here

Zoom 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 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
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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.

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

Latest Surname Interests

Name  County Parish
Cadman Birmingham
Cranfield ESS Little Yeldham
Barnard ESS High Roding
Verney CAM Whittlesey
Salmon ESS Broxted, Thaxted, Claveri
Cullingford SFK Butley
Allen Hot Springs, South Dakota
Seingier MDX Bow
Jarrard ESS Dagenham
Williams ESS ST LUKES, VICTOIA DOCKS
Williams west ham
Felton ESS Belchamp
Calmore ESS
Breckwith ESS
Ong
Woodard
Fownes LND
Dyer LIN Dedham
Banister ESS Sible Hedingham

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