Broxted, Essex Genealogy

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

Broxted, Essex
Broxted St Mary Essex.JPG
Broxted St Mary Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dunmow
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Dunmow
Registration District Dunmow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1654
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dunmow
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Broxted (St Mary the Virgin), is a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; on the River Chelmer, it is 4 miles E of Elsenham railway station and 5 miles NW of Dunmow.[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]

Broxted 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]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
Broxted Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD

1654-1800


ESSEX
1654-1975
1654-1957
1654-1877
FSPRs Undefined
Undefined
Undefined
NBI



1654-1877
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Independent/Congregational

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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 ($)

Broxted on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Adapted: access date 10 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. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 15 May 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Essex,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 15 May 2012.