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

The Society for everyone, young and old,

with an interest in their family history,

especially those with ancestors from Essex.

As well as our website with online shop, we offer

  • Frequent online talks and workshops with live local audiences (COVID permitting)

  • Research Centre within the Essex Record Office at Chelmsford

As a member, you can:

  • Get three magazines each year

  • Advertise your Surname Interests and edit your own advert at any time

  • Search our database of Parish Register & Gravestone Transcriptions

  • Watch recordings of past talks

  • View archive of our magazines plus exchange journals from other FHS

Come and join us. Become a member, with immediate effect.

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Announcements
NEW RECORDS ADDED 

Some more Christening records have been added to our Genealogy Database taking the total number of records in our datbase (Christenings, Marriages, Burials & Monumental Inscriptions) to over 2 million.

Details of the new christening records added can been seen here
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Office address:-
ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT

Thaxted Guildhall built by the guild of Cutlers in 1390

Ingatestone Hall Gatehouse

Harwich harbour with St Nicholas Church on the the skyline

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

Mountnessing Post Mill ~ built in 1807. It is a fine example of the Millwright's craft of that time

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. .

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