Willingale Doe, Essex Genealogy

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

Willingale Doe, Essex
St. Christopher Church, Willingale, Essex .jpg
St. Christopher Church, Willingale, Essex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dunmow
County Essex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Ongar
Registration District Ongar
Records begin
Parish registers: 1570
Bishop's Transcripts: 1801
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Roding
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Willingale Doe (St Christopher), is a village and a parish in Ongar district, Essex. The village is 4½ miles NE by N of Ongar railway station. It has a post office by the name of Willingale under Ongar. The parish includes Tyrrells Hall hamlet.[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]

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

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
ESSEX 1570-1999 1571-1956 1570-1999
Non-conformist Records[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]

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 15 May 2013.
  2. Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.