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
Our Research Centre is due to re-open in July.
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 on 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
Finchingfield Village Green ~ one of the prettiest and most photographed villages in Essex
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. .
St John the Baptist Church, Little Maplestead often known as the Round Church because it has a circular Nave. It was built by the Knights Hospitaller c1340.
Latest Surname Interests
|Weaver||ESS||St Mary the Virgin, Leyto|
|Wright||ESS||Horndon on the Hll|
|Barnard||ESS||All Saints, Maldon|
|Bennell||ESS||St Mary at the Walls|
|Bolton||ESS||St Mary at the Walls|
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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