Margaretting, Essex Genealogy

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

Margaretting, Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Chelmsford
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chelmsford
Registration District Chelmsford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1627
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]

Margaretting, is a village and a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex. The village stands on the River Wid, adjacent to the Eastern Counties railway, 2 miles NE of Ingatestone and 5 miles SW by S of Chelmsford; and has a post office under Ingatestone.[1]

Margaretting St Margaret is an Ancient Parish in Essex. The 15th century St Margaret's church is situated about a mile from the village.

The village and civil parish are within Chelmsford Borough and nearby settlements of Ingatestone and the hamlet of Margaretting Tye.

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]

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

ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)[2]
FSPRs = England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997 (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Margaretting Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
ESSEX 1627-1948 1628-1957 1627-1897
FSPRs Undefined Undefined Undefined
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]

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]

Margaretting on GENUKI

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870) Adapted: date accessed 19 May 2013.
  2. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 10 September 2014.
  3. 'England, Essex Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records),' FamilySearch, accessed 2 September 2014.