Buttsbury, Essex Genealogy

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

Buttsbury, Essex
Buttsbury St Mary Essex.jpg
Buttsbury St Mary Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Chelmsford
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chelmsford
Registration District Chelmsford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1657; For more records see Stock Harward
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ingatestone
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]

Buttsbury (St Mary), is a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; it is on the River Wid and on the Eastern Counties railway, 1 1/2 miles SE of Ingatestone railway station and 6 1/2 miles SSW of Chelmsford.[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]

Buttsbury 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]
Buttsbury Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD 1669-1727
ESSEX 1657-2005 1669-1957 1668-2004
FSPRs Undefined Undefined Undefined
IGI 1657-1803 1669-1762

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. 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]

Parish chest materials, 1818-1935 Microfilm copy of original at Essex Record Office in Chelmsford, England. Contents: item 17. Vestry minutes, 1857-1935 -- item 18. Preabulation, 1818 -- item 19. Parish council minutes, 1894-1900 -- item 20. Parish council records, 1894-1934. Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, no.: D/P390/8, 30/1-2, D/P54/28/3. Parish chest materials, 1818-1935 FHL BRITISH Film 1657347 Items 17-20

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 ($)

Buttsbury 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. Batch C041811, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  6. Batch M041811, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.