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
Arthur Stanley Newens
We regret to announce the death of Stan Newens,
longstanding ESFH member. See tribute 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 two talks see here.
Our Research Centre is closed until further notice.
When we re-open we need more volunteers. See here for details
Where possible these meetings will be recorded
For details of how to access these recordings please see here.
Our database now has well over 1.9 million records.
For details of the recent additions please see here
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.
The Pictures of Essex shown to the right of this page will change each time the page is loaded.
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.
ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT
Mountnessing Post Mill ~ built in 1807. It is a fine example of the Millwright's craft of that time
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.
Thorrington Tide Mill ~ A weather-boarded tide mill built in 1831 with a breastshot waterwheel and three pairs of millstones.
High Easter Church
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