Cornish Hall End, Essex Genealogy

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

Cornish Hall End, Essex
St. John The Evangelist church, Cornish Hall End, Essex .jpg
St. John The Evangelist church, Cornish Hall End, Essex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hinckford
County Essex
Poor Law Union Risbridge Halstead Braintree
Registration District Risbridge; Halstead; Braintree
Records begin
Parish registers: 1842
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hedingham
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]

Cornish Hall End, is a chapelry in Finchingfield, Ridgewell, and Birdbrook parishes, Essex. It is 6 1/2 miles W of Castle Hedingham railway station and 10 miles ESE of Saffron Walden.[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]

Cornish Hall End parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
ANC = Essex, England, Select Church of England Parish Registers, 1518-1960 (Ancestry) - ($)
FMP = Essex Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
MyH PRs = England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (MyHeritage) - ($)
TGEN = Essex Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
ESSEX = EssexAncestors - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Cornish Hall End Online Parish Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1997
FS 1538-1975
FREG 1538-1900s
ANC 1518-1960
FMP 1538-1917
MyH PRs 1538-1900
TGEN 1537-1900s




FS Catalog PRs

FS Catalog BTs

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Essex Record Office (online records available at Essex Archives Online).

Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office Cornish hall end Finchingfield St John the Evangelist

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 ($)

Cronish Hall End on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England Wales, (1870) Adapted: Date Accessed 17 May 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Essex) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist,, accessed 23 April 2019.