Bradwell on Sea, Essex Genealogy

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Guide to Bradwell on Sea, Essex ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Bradwell on Sea, Essex
St. Thomas Bradwell on Sea, Essex .jpg
St. Thomas Bradwell on Sea, Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dengie
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Maldon
Registration District Maldon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1639; 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dengie
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BRADWELL ON SEA or BRADWELL, is a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in the district of Maldon, Essex. The village stands near the point of the peninsula between the Blackwater estuary and the sea, it is 5½ miles by water, but 12 miles by road, it is E of Maldon railway station; the post office is under Maldon. The parish is sometimes called Bradwell-next-the-Sea.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Bradwell on Sea parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)[3]
FSPRs = England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[5][6]
Bradwell on Sea Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD 1558-1800
ESSEX 1558-1925 1558-1957 1558-1977
FSPRs Undefined Undefined Undefined
IGI 1558-1875 1558-1879

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

None

Census Records[edit | edit source]

St Peters Chapel, Bradwell on Sea, Essex.jpg

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Essex Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Essex Ancestors - offers images of genealogical records for the county of Essex ($)

Bradwell on Sea on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Adapted: access date 7 May 2013
  2. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011.
  3. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.
  4. 'England, Essex Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records),' FamilySearch, accessed 2 September 2014.
  5. Batches C043341-C043342, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  6. Batch M043341, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.