Bures St Mary, Essex Genealogy

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Bures St Mary


Guide to Bures St Mary, Essex ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Bures St Mary, Essex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hinckford; Babergh
County Essex
Poor Law Union Sudbury
Registration District Sudbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sudbury
Diocese Pre-1837 - Norwich; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History

Bure St. Mary, is a parish in the district of Sudbury and counties of Essex and Suffolk; it is on the river Stour and on the Sudbury railway, at Bures station, it is 5 miles SSE of Sudbury. There is a Baptist chapel.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

FamilySearch Catalog entries for parish church records are located only under Suffolk.

Non-Conformist Churches

None

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go toEssex 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.

Websites

Essex Ancestors - offers images of genealogical records for the county of Essex ($)

Bures St Mary on GENUKI

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England (1870) Adapted: access date 10 May 2013.
Essex Society for Family History