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
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ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT
Heybridge Basin where the Chelmer and Blackwater canal meets the river Blackwater. This view looks across the river to the low lying Northey Island.
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.
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.
Steeple Bumpstead Moot Hall known as the "Old Schole" was built in 1592 by the inhabitants on land rented from the Crown
Ingatestone Hall Gatehouse
High Easter Church
Layer Marney Tower is a Tudor Palace dating from 1520
The Harbour at Hanningfield Reservoir, Essex
The village duck pond in the pretty village of Writtle near Chelmsford
Details of date ranges covered for each church.
Members can search our extensive collection of transcriptions
We have local branches in Chelmsford, Colchester, Harlow and Southend on Sea.
Details of each parish, its location, churches & the number of records held.
All members are able to update and advertise their own surname interests.
To buy CD's, order Record searches and other goods and services.
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