Great Ilford, Essex Genealogy

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

Great Ilford, Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Becontree
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Romford
Registration District Romford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1831
Bishop's Transcripts: 1831
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Barking
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]

ILFORD, GREAT (St. Mary) or Great Ilford, is an ecclesiastical parish, in the union of Romford, hundred of Becontree, and S division of Essex, it is 8 miles NE by E from London. This place, until 1830, was a chapelry in the parish of Barking, it is situated on the eastern bank of the River Roden; there is a station on the line of the Eastern Counties railway. The church was erected in 1831. The ancient chapel is dedicated to St. Mary.[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]

Great Ilford St Mary, Essex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)[2]
Great Ilford St Mary, Essex Parish Online Records

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1831-1949
1835-1924
1833-1937

Great Ilford St Alban the Martyr, Essex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Great Ilford St Margaret of Antioch, Essex Parish Online Records

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1902-1948

Great Ilford St Clement, Essex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Great Ilford St Margaret of Antioch, Essex Parish Online Records

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ESSEX
1900-2001
1892-1957

Great Ilford St Luke, Essex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Great Ilford St Margaret of Antioch, Essex Parish Online Records

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Marriages
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ESSEX
1909-1981
1916-1957

Great Ilford St Margaret of Antioch, Essex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Great Ilford St Margaret of Antioch, Essex Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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1914-1983
1947-1957

Online images are available Essex Record Office


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Baptist
  • Presbyterian
  • Strict Baptist
  • Wesleyan Methodist

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 ($)

Great Ilford on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted: date accessed: 21 May 2013.
  2. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 23 September 2014.