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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FAMILY HISTORY DROP-IN EVENT

At the Forum, Southend-on-Sea
For full details of this event see here

Office address:-
ESFH, c/o Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT

Colchester Castle is a largely complete Norman castle. It is a Grade I listed building.

Thorrington Tide Mill ~ A weather-boarded tide mill built in 1831 with a breastshot waterwheel and three pairs of millstones.

Maldon Regatta September 2014

Layer Marney Tower is a Tudor Palace dating from 1520

Cressing Temple built by the Knights Templar c1137. This photograph is of the Barley Barn recognised as the oldest timber-framed barn in the world.

Harwich harbour with St Nicholas Church on the the skyline

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