Cornish Hall End, Essex Genealogy

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Cornish Hall End

Guide to Cornish Hall End, Essex ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cornish Hall End, Essex
St. John The Evangelist church, Cornish Hall End, Essex .jpg
St. John The Evangelist church, Cornish Hall End, Essex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hinckford
County Essex
Poor Law Union Risbridge Halstead Braintree
Registration District Risbridge; Halstead; Braintree
Records begin
Parish registers: 1842
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hedingham
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History

Cornish Hall End, is a chapelry in Finchingfield, Ridgwell, and Birdbrook parishes, Essex. It is 6 1/2 miles West of Castle Hedingham railway station, and 10 miles ESE of Saffron Walden.


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

Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office Corninsh hall end Finchingfield St John the Evangelist

Non-Conformist Churches


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.

Poor Law Unions

Braintree Poor Law Union, Essex part  Halstead Poor Law Union, Essex

Probate records

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

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

Cronish Hall End on GENUKI


  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England Wales, (1870) Adapted: Date Accessed 17 May 2013.