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Parish Registers

The Essex Record Office is the archivist for the Chelmsford Diocese of the Church of England.  This means that original copies of Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for parishes in Essex are held at Chelmsford. On this page is a list of Registers for Blackmore and the neighbouring villages.
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Blackmore
Doddinghurst
Fryerning High Ongar
also Marden Ash
Ingatestone Mountnessing

Norton Mandeville Shenfield Stondon Massey Willingale
Willingale Doe & Willingale Spain
Writtle
& Highwood
... and for the history of local villages, follow these links to other pages on this website
Blackmore Doddinghurst Fryerning High Ongar Ingatestone Mountnessing

Norton Mandeville Shenfield Stondon Massey Willingale
Writtle 
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Blackmore: St Laurence
Period ERO Ref:
Baptism, Marriage & Burial Register 1602 - 1749 D/P 266/1/1
Baptism, Marriage & Burial Register 1750 - 1812 D/P 266/1/4
Baptism, Marriage & Burial Register 1755 - 1802 D/P 266/1/5
Baptism and Burial Register 1785 - 1812 D/P 266/1/6
Baptisms 1712 - 1749 D/P 266/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1852 D/P 266/1/8
Baptisms 1852 - 1902 D/P 266/1/11
Baptisms 1902 - 1961 D/P 266/1/17
Marriages 1802 - 1812 D/P 266/1/7
Marriages 1813 - 1836 D/P 266/1/9
Marriages 1837 - 1964 D/P 266/1/12
Marriages 1964 - 1968 D/P 266/1/18
Marriages 1968 - 1975 D/P 266/1/19
Marriages 1975 - 1984 D/P 266/1/20
Marriages 1984 - 1992 D/P 266/1/21
Burials 1678 - 1749 D/P 266/1/2
Burials 1813 - 1893 D/P 266/1/10
Burials 1893 - date See note
To find out more about Blackmore's Parish Registers and rules and regulations regarding their completion follow this link.
Note: Blackmore's Burial Registers from 1893 onwards are held in the church safe. This website provides a 'look up' service for the period 1893 - 1992 using a transcript of the original.  E mail the webmaster for more information.





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Doddinghurst: All Saints
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1560 - 1710 D/P 112/1/1
Baptisms 1710 - 1812 D/P 112/1/2
Baptisms 1813 - 1873 D/P 112/1/4
Baptisms 1873 - 1944 D/P 112/1/5
Marriages 1560 - 1712 D/P 112/1/1
Marriages 1712 - 1752 D/P 112/1/2
Marriages 1754 - 1812 D/P 112/1/3
Marriages 1813 - 1837 D/P 112/1/8
Marriages 1837 - 1951 D/P 112/1/9
Burials 1560 - 1713 D/P 112/1/1
Burials 1714 - 1812 D/P 112/1/2
Burials 1813 - 1946 D/P 112/1/7





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Fryerning: St Mary the Virgin
Period ERO Ref:
Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1595 - 1640 D/P 249/1/1
Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1741 - 1793 D/P 249/1/2
Register of Baptisms and Burials 1741 - 1812 D/P 249/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1858 D/P 249/1/6
Baptisms 1858 - 1919 D/P 249/1/7
Marriages (including Banns) 1754 - 1787 D/P 249/1/4
Marriages 1786 - 1812 D/P 249/1/5
Marriages 1813 - 1837 D/P 249/1/10
Marriages 1837 - 1968 D/P 249/1/11
Burials 1813 - 1875 D/P 249/1/8
Burials 1875 - 1956 D/P 249/1/9





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High Ongar: St Mary the Virgin
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1538 - 1623 D/P 68/1/1
Baptisms 1654 - 1743 D/P 68/1/2
Baptisms 1743 - 1812 D/P 68/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1834 D/P 68/1/6
Baptisms 1834 - 1856 D/P 68/1/7
Baptisms 1856 - 1880 D/P 68/1/10
Baptisms 1881 - 1914 D/P 68/1/11
Baptisms 1914 - 1961 D/P 68/1/12
Marriages 1539 - 1622 D/P 68/1/1
Marriages 1653 - 1663,
1687 - 1742
D/P 68/1/2
Marriages 1743 - 1753 D/P 68/1/3
Marriages 1754 - 1797 D/P 68/1/4
Marriages 1797 - 1812 D/P 68/1/5
Marriages 1813 - 1836 D/P 68/1/9
Marriage register 1837 - 1921 D/P 68/1/13
Marriage register 1921 - 1932 D/P 68/1/14
Marriage register 1932 - 1940 D/P 68/1/15
Marriage register 1940 - 1947 D/P 68/1/16
Marriages 1948 - 1954 D/P 68/1/17
Marriages 1954 - 1963 D/P 68/1/18
Marriages 1963 - 1970 D/P 68/1/19
Marriages 1970 - 1975 D/P 68/1/20
Marriages 1975 - 1981 D/P 68/1/21
Marriages 1981 - 1990 D/P 68/1/22
Burials 1539 - 1623 D/P 68/1/1
Burials 1654 - 1663,
1678 - 1743
D/P 68/1/2
Burials 1743 - 1812 D/P 68/1/3
Burials 1813 - 1851 D/P 68/1/8
Burials 1851 - 1951 D/P 68/1/24





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Marden Ash, St James


Marden Ash is part of High Ongar Marriage Register 1884 - 1945 D/P 68/1/35
Ingatestone: St Edmund and St Mary
Period ERO Ref:
Register of Baptisms, marriages and burials 1558 - 1732 D/P 31/1/1
Baptisms (see note 1) 1732 - 1803 D/P 31/1/2
Baptisms 1792 - 1812 D/P 31/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1846 D/P 31/1/5
Baptisms 1847 - 1876 D/P 31/1/6
Baptisms 1876 - 1910 D/P 31/1/7
Baptisms 1910 - 1951 D/P 31/1/8
Marriages 1733 - 1754 D/P 31/1/2
Marriages 1754 - 1812 D/P 31/1/3
Marriages 1813 - 1837 D/P 31/1/11
Marriages (see note 2) 1837 - 1939 D/P 31/1/12
Burials (see note 1) 1732 - 1799 D/P 31/1/2
Burials 1792 - 1812 D/P 31/1/3
Burials 1813 - 1865 D/P 31/1/9
Burials 1865 - 1934,
1951  (one entry)
D/P 31/1/10
Note 1: includes baptisms 1772 - 1777 and burials 1774 for Fryerning and burials 1774 for Buttsbury.
Note 2: includes marriages at Buttsbury, 1837 - 1848





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Mountnessing: St Giles
Period ERO Ref:
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1653 - 1715 D/P 73/1/1
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1715 - 1803 D/P 73/1/2
Baptisms 1813 - 1851 D/P 73/1/5
Baptisms 1851 - 1893 D/P 73/1/6
Baptisms 1894 - 1954 D/P 73/1/22
Marriages 1754 - 1812 D/P 73/1/4
Marriages 1813 - 1836 D/P 73/1/9
Marriages 1837 - 1940 D/P 73/1/10
Marriages 1940 - 1965 D/P 73/1/23
Marriages 1966 - 1978 D/P 73/1/24
Marriages 1978 - 1991 D/P 73/1/25
Marriages 1991 - 1996 D/P 73/1/26
Burials 1813 - 1862 D/P 73/1/7
Burials 1861 - 1926 D/P 73/1/8





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Norton Mandeville: All Saints
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1784 - 1812 D/P 267/1/1
Baptisms 1813 - 2005 D/P 267/1/7
Marriages 1779 - 1811 D/P 267/1/3
Marriages 1813 - 1836 D/P 267/1/4
Marriages 1838 - 1992 D/P 267/1/5
Burials 1783 - 1812 D/P 267/1/2
Burials 1814 - 2005 D/P 267/1/9





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Shenfield: St Mary the Virgin
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1538 - 1695 D/P 295/1/1
Baptisms 1695 - 1771 D/P 295/1/2
Baptisms 1772 - 1812 D/P 295/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1851 D/P 295/1/5
Baptisms 1851 - 1872 D/P 295/1/6
Baptisms 1872 - 1934 D/P 295/1/7
Marriages 1539 - 1645,
1652 - 1653,
1657 - 1699
D/P 295/1/1
Marriages 1695 - 1753 D/P 295/1/2
Marriages 1754 - 1772 D/P 295/1/4
Marriages 1813 - 1837 D/P 295/1/10
Marriages 1837 - 1918 D/P 295/1/11
Burials 1539 - 1695 D/P 295/1/1
Burials 1695 - 1771 D/P 295/1/2
Burials 1772 - 1812 D/P 295/1/3
Burials 1813 - 1858 D/P 295/1/8
Burials 1858 - 1901 D/P 295/1/9





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Stondon Massey: St Peter & St Paul
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1708 - 1757,
1765 - 1770,
1771 - 1783
D/P 98/1/1
Baptisms 1791 - 1812 D/P 98/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1913 D/P 98/1/5
Marriages 1708 - 1752 D/P 98/1/1
Marriages 1754 - 1791 D/P 98/1/4
Marriages 1792 - 1812 D/P 98/1/3
Marriages 1814 - 1836 D/P 98/1/6
Marriages 1837 - 1950 D/P 98/1/7
Marriages 1951 - 1958 D/P 98/1/8
Burials 1717 - 1757,
1765 - 1771,
1776 - 1779
D/P 98/1/1
Burials (see note) 1791 - 1812 D/P 98/1/3
Burials 1814 - 1972 (tbc) D/P 98/1/9
To find out more about Stondon Massey's Registers, follow this link.
Note: A Clerk's Memorandum book records burials between 1783 - 1791 (ERO D/P 98/1/2)





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Willingale Doe: St Christopher
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1570 - 1704 D/P 338/1/1
Baptisms 1705 - 1812 D/P 338/1/2
Baptisms 1813 - 1854 D/P 338/1/4
Baptisms (see note) 1854 - 1931 D/P 338/1/5
Marriages 1571 - 1675,
1687 - 1704
D/P 338/1/1
Marriages 1705 - 1752 D/P 338/1/2
Marriages 1754 - 1812 D/P 338/1/3
Marriages 1813 - 1837 D/P 338/1/6
Marriages 1837 - 1997 D/P 338/1/11
Burials 1570 - 1693 D/P 338/1/1
Burials 1694 - 1812 D/P 338/1/2
Burials 1813 - 1916 D/P 338/1/7
Burials (see note) 1916 - 1999 D/P 338/1/12
Note: Contains entries for Willingale Doe until March 1928 and from April 1928 entries for the United Benefice of Willingale with Shellow Bowells.
Willingale Spain: St Andrew
Period ERO Ref:
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1576 - 1700 D/P 337/1/1
Register of baptisms, marriages and burials 1700 - 1763 D/P 337/1/2
Register of baptisms and burials 1764 - 1812 D/P 337/1/3
Baptism register 1813 - 1928 D/P 337/1/5
Marriage register 1754 - 1812 D/P 337/1/4
Marriages 1814 - 1836 D/P 337/1/6
Marriages 1837 - 1926 D/P 337/1/9
Burials 1813 - 1928 D/P 337/1/7





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Writtle: All Saints
Period ERO Ref:
Baptisms 1634 - 1707 D/P 50/1/1
Baptisms 1707 - 1787 D/P 50/1/2
Baptisms 1788 - 1812 D/P 50/1/3
Baptisms 1813 - 1835 D/P 50/1/7
Baptisms 1836 - 1869 D/P 50/1/8
Baptisms 1869 - 1889 D/P 50/1/9
Baptisms 1889 - 1907 D/P 50/1/10
Baptisms 1907 - 1928 D/P 50/1/19
Baptisms 1928 - 1959 D/P 50/1/20
Baptisms 1959 - 1996 D/P 50/1/21
Marriages 1634 - 1650,
1654 - 1673,
1680 - 1706
D/P 50/1/1
Marriages 1707 - 1754 D/P 50/1/2
Marriages (see note) 1754 - 1774 D/P 50/1/4
Marriages (see note) 1774 - 1803 D/P 50/1/4
Marriages (see note) 1803 - 1812 D/P 50/1/6
Above: Writtle.  Below: Highwood Marriages (see note) 1813 - 1837 D/P 50/1/14
Marriages 1837 - 1895 D/P 50/1/15
Marriages 1895 - 1919 D/P 50/1/22
Marriages 1919 - 1925 D/P 50/1/16
Marriages 1925 - 1942 D/P 50/1/17
Marriages 1942 - 1955 D/P 50/1/23
Marriages 1955 - 1966 D/P 50/1/24
Marriages 1966 - 1975 D/P 50/1/31
Marriages 1975 - 1986 D/P 50/1/25
Marriages 1986 - 1992 D/P 50/1/26
Burials 1634 - 1683 D/P 50/1/1
Burials 1707 - 1787 D/P 50/1/2
Burials 1788 - 1812 D/P 50/1/3
Burials 1813 - 1854 D/P 50/1/11
Burials 1855 - 1885 D/P 50/1/12
Note: Transcribed in Phillimore's Essex Parish Registers (1913) Vol. III
Highwood: St Paul
Period ERO Ref:


Baptisms 1842 - 1872 D/P 556/1/1


Baptisms 1873 - 1916 D/P 556/1/3


Marriages 1843 - 1958 D/P 556/1/4


Marriages 1958 - 1981 D/P 556/1/5


Marriages 1982 - 1992 D/P 556/1/6
Highwood was formed out of Writtle Burials 1843 - 1910 D/P 556/1/7





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Last Updated: 18 January 2015