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
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
Essex Branch of Historical Association
For details of their next talk see here.
We hope to reopen our Research Centre in June.
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
Paper Mill Lock on the Chelmer and Blackwater canal looking towards Maldon and the coast.
The Fox Inn ~ a16th century inn on the Green at Finchingfield
Stony Lane, Thaxted
Layer Marney Tower is a Tudor Palace dating from 1520
Latest Surname Interests
Members Surname Interests
All members are able to update and advertise their own surname interests on line.
See details of each parish and its geographical location. Also see details for each church in the parish and the number of records held.
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