Essex Family History

  • Essex Parish Records
  • Essex Surnames Interests
    The Essex Society for Family History has a complete database of members surname interests is available on line to enable all visitors to our website to make contact with members who are researching the same surnames.
    Members Interests are not restricted to Essex ancestors, but are limited to interests originating in the British Isles. They are seen by many other members and non-members the world over, who regularly make contact with each other.
  • SEAX – Essex Archives Online
    Provides links to a variety of online resources for Essex research. The number of images of church registers is constantly growing and will soon cover all those that survive.
  • Essex Record Office
    The Essex Record Office holds records about the county, its people and buildings and provides a useful resource for individuals interested in family, house and local history.
  • Essex Society for Family History
    Essex Society for Family History aims to promote and encourage the public study of British Family History, genealogy, heraldry, and local history with particular reference to Essex; and to promote the preservation, security and accessibility of archival material.
  • History of Essex
    The history of Essex takes you from the haunting scenery of the salt marshes to its fields and picturesque villages, and from the River Thames to Britain’s first capital and oldest recorded town, Essex has a fascinating past. Dip into the history of its towns, villages, parishes, and its people with History House.
  • Essex Regiment
    This web site covers the Essex Military, in its various forms, from 1415 up to 1958 when the Essex Regiment was amalgamated into the Royal Anglian Regiment.
    Naturally the main focus is the Essex Regiment which is the largest and best known although details are provided on the Essex Yeomanry and the military predecessors, the 44th East Essex Regiment and the 56th West Essex Regiment plus a variety of Militia Groups going back to the English Civil War. To respect the various privacy laws in the UK no data is displayed after 1920 unless that person is known to have died.