Tollesbury, Essex Genealogy

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

Tollesbury, Essex
Tollesbury St-Mary Essex.jpg
Tollesbury St-Mary Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Thurstable
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Maldon
Registration District Maldon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hatfield Peverel
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Tollesbury (St Mary), is a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Maldon district, Essex. The village is 7 miles E by N of Maldon railway station. It has a post office under Kelvedon. The parish includes part of Tiptree-Heath chapelry. There is an Independent chapel.[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]

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

ESSEX = EssexAncestors - (£)[2]
Tollesbury Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
ESSEX
1558-1946
1558-1957
1558-1904

Tollesbury Congregational Church registers reference D/NC 56


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]

Tollesbury 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 (1870-72). Adapted 16 May 2013.
  2. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 4 September 2014.