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BUCKHURST, is a chapelry'inChigwell and Loughton'parishes, Chigwell parish is in the union of Epping and hundred of Ongar the S. division of Essex. Buckhurst is on the Eastern Counties railway, is adjacent to Epping forest, and 9¾ miles NE of Bishopsgate, London. There is an Independent chapel. The parish of Chigwell (St. Mary), is 6 miles South from Epping. St. John's chapel at Buchurst Hill was consecrated in April, 1837. Loughton is also in the union (district) of Epping and on the East side of Epping forest.  
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.
Buckhurst Hill St John the Baptist Parish
Buckhurst Hill St Stephen Parish
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241374. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- ↑ John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Adapted 10 May 2013
- ↑ Lewis, Samuel E., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted 10 May 2013
- ↑ Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England (1870) Adapted 10 May 2013
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.
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