Buckhurst Hill, Essex Genealogy

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

Buckhurst Hill, Essex
Buckhurst Hill St John the Baptist Essex.jpg
Buckhurst Hill St John the Baptist Essex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ongar
County Essex
Poor Law Union Epping
Registration District Epping
Records begin
Parish registers: 1837; For more records see Chigwell
Bishop's Transcripts: 1837
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lambourne
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]

BUCKHURST, is a chapelry in Chigwell and Loughton parishes, Essex; on the Eastern Counties railway, it is adjacent to Epping forest, 9¾ miles NE of Bishopsgate, London. It has a station, by the name of Buckhurst Hill, on the railway, and a post office, by the name of the name of Buckhurst under Woodford, London, N. E. There is an Independent chapel.[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]

Buckhurst Hill St John the Baptist Parish[edit | edit source]
Online Buckhurst Hill St John the Baptist Parish Register Images and Indexes
Images 1837-1946 EssexAncestors[2] 1838-1947 EssexAncestors[2] 1837-1950 EssexAncestors[2]
Buckhurst Hill St Stephen Parish[edit | edit source]
Online Buckhurst Hill St Stephen Parish Register Images and Indexes
Images 1874-1946 EssexAncestors[2]

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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 ($)

Buckhurst Hill on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted: access date 7 June 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.