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Essex Family History is a contributor to the Essex On-Line Parish Clerks Project and as such is able to contribute to it's aims in providing free access to local family history resources

The area covered by Essex Family History is the area outlined in the Domesday book as the Dengie Hundred.

That comprises the Villages/Hamlets of Althorne, Asheldham,Bradwell on Sea aka Bradwell Juxta Mere, Bradwell Waterside, Burnham on Crouch, Cock Clarks, Cold Norton, Creeksea, Dengie, Howe Green, Latchingdon, Mayland, Maylandsea, Mundon, North Fambridge, Southminster, St Lawrence, Stansgate, Steeple, Stow Maries, Tillingham, Woodham Mortimer, Woodham Walter.

The below services will be provided free of charge

Collect, collate and compile reference material for Dengie 100 parishes in the form of transcripts, extracts, abstracts, and indexes of original source records

Allow free searches of material published on Essex Family History, Essex Country Life or Essex Parish Clerks Online

Supply information from free searches of other local material,photographs and books held but not published on the web site

Provide advice, guidance and contact information based on local expertise to help resolve family history queries

Maintain the Essex Family History Forum as a message board for those people who post information or queries

The below services will NOT be provided

searches on readily obtainable information such as BMD register , the NBI index or Census entries.

Visits to Essex Records Office or other locations for individual searches/enquiries.

Preparation of full family history trees

BMD - Birth, Marriage and Deaths NBI -National Burial Index

Privacy and data control

Full details can be viewed by clicking the other pages button at the top of this but to prevent embarrassment the below points should be noted

This data is provided for personal and private use only. This data may NOT be reproduced for any commercial purpose.

All information is provided to researchers on the understanding that transcripts are, at best, a secondary source and only a guide.

As errors may occur in transcription, original documents should always be checked.

information on living people will not normally be provided .

copies of books, photographs or other material that are subject to copyright will not be provided

E-mail addresses, personal information or details of people contacting me will not be published or shared with any individual or organisation unless approval is given

Photographs of Headstones/ Local Research etc

Local Research or taking Photographs of Headstones, Churches or old family homes can be taken for people unable to travel to this area.

There would be a small charge for this service to cover expenses.

This is not part of the Parish Clerk Online scheme

For details please click on the link.