Markshall, Essex Genealogy

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England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Essex, England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png  Essex Parishes

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Markshall, is a parish in Witham district, Essex; 2 miles N W of Coggeshall, and 3 miles S W of Colne railway station. The post town is, Coggeshall, under Kelvedon.[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]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Online images are available Essex Record Office parish registers, bishop's transcripts, monumental inscriptions

Census records[edit | edit source]

Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records


Poor Law Unions
[edit | edit source]

Witham Poor Law Union, Essex Genealogy

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, publ. London & Edinburgh: 1870 See at: http//www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

http://www.essexchurches.info/church.asp?p=Markshall for images of the ruined church