Maldon St Mary, Essex Genealogy

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

Maldon St Mary, Essex
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Maldon St Mary contributor Robert Edwards
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Maldon Borough
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Maldon
Registration District Maldon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Maldon
Diocese Pre-1830 - None; Post-1829 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster (Abbey) Post-1829 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

MALDON, is a borough, port, and a market-town, having separate jurisdiction, and is the head of a union, locally in the hundred of Dengie, the S division of Essex, just 10 miles E from Chelmsford, and 38 ENE from London. The old borough comprises the parishes of All Saints, St. Peter, and St. Mary. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans.[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]

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

ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)[2]
Maldon St Mary Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
ESSEX
1558-1922
1558-1957
1558-1910
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Wesleyan Methodist

The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Maldon All Saints, but the exact parish has not been identified:

  • Particular Baptist
  • Society of Friends (Quaker)
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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]

Maldon on GENUKI

Essex Ancestors - offers images of genealogical records for the county of Essex ($)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted: date accessed 28 May 2013
  2. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 5 September 2014.