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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Essex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Essex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Arkesden, Essex|Arkesden]]''
  
[[Image:St Mary Arkesden Essex.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Arkesden St Mary is an '''Ancient Parish''' in Essex <br>
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'Arkesden (St Mary the Virgin), is a '''parish''' in Saffron-Walden district Essex...is 2 1/2 miles W of Newport railway station, and 5 miles SW of Saffron Walden.'<ref>John M. Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (London and Edinburgh, 1870). Digital version at [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions Vision of Britain].</ref>
 
 
The diocese of Chelmsford was created in 1914, prior to this Essex parishes were in the jurisdiction of the Bishops of London until 1845 when they transferred to the diocese of Rochester. The diocese of Chelmsford has 474 parishes and 600 churches and is the second largest region in the church of England outside London.<br>
 
 
 
Arkesden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 7 km (5 miles) southwest of Saffron Walden, is around 6 miles from Bishop's Stortford in nearby Hertfordshire and is 35 km (22 miles) northwest from the county town of Chelmsford a. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The village has its own Parish Council.
 
 
 
<br>"ARKESDEN (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Saffron-Walden, hundred of Uttlesford, N. division of Essex, 3 miles (E.) from Newport, and 9 miles (N.) from Bishop-Stortford; containing 498 inhabitants. It comprises 2297a. 2r. 28p.; the surface is undulated, the soil a heavy and tenacious clay. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £13. 6. 8.; net income, £181; patron and impropriator, R. B. Wolfe, Esq. It was formerly endowed with a portion of the great tithes, which were commuted for land and a corn-rent, under an inclosure act, in 1814. The church, a spacious and handsome structure with a square embattled tower, in the later English style, is finely situated on the slope of a hill; the north aisle was built by Thomas Alderton, of London, who founded a chantry here in the reign of Hen. VII."
 
 
 
From: Lewis, Samuel A., ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' (1848). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50759 Date accessed: 30 March 2011. .<br>
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online Arkesden Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" | <center>1690</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" | <center>1690</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" rowspan="2" colspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" | 1690-1875
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | [http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/EssexAncestors.asp EssexAncestors]<ref name="essex">[http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/EssexAncestors.asp Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots], ''Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office,'' accessed 3 March 2012.</ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1690-1957
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/EssexAncestors.asp EssexAncestors]<ref name="essex" />
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" | 1690-1915
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/EssexAncestors.asp EssexAncestors]<ref name="essex" />
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="2" rowspan="8" | '''Indexes'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" | 1690-1875
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG]<ref name="freereg">[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/ess/a.shtml#1 Essex Coverage in FreeReg], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 15 April 2012.</ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1690-1811<br>1813-1866
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG]<ref name="freereg" />
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" | 1690-1838
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG]<ref name="freereg" />
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1690-1837
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163855/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-ESS.aspx "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,"] ''Origins.net,'' accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). {{FHL|682509|item|disp=FHL Book 942 K22L 1994}}</ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" | 1690-1915
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials FindMyPast]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action?countyCode=ESS 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see [http://www.ffhs.org.uk/projects/nbi/ess2.php 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Essex,'] ''Federation of Family History Societies,'' accessed 23 April 2012.</ref>
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Online images are available [[Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office]]<br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|241377}}
  
Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
 
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
 
  
 
[[Saffron Walden Poor Law Union, Essex]]  
 
[[Saffron Walden Poor Law Union, Essex]]  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Essex]]
 
[[Category:Essex]]

Revision as of 22:25, 2 November 2012

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St Mary Arkesden Essex.jpg

Parish History

'Arkesden (St Mary the Virgin), is a parish in Saffron-Walden district Essex...is 2 1/2 miles W of Newport railway station, and 5 miles SW of Saffron Walden.'[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

Online Arkesden Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1690
1690
1690
Images 1690-1875 EssexAncestors[2] 1690-1957 EssexAncestors[2] 1690-1915 EssexAncestors[2]
Indexes 1690-1875 FreeREG[3] 1690-1811
1813-1866
FreeREG[3] 1690-1838 FreeREG[3]
1690-1837 FindMyPast[4] 1690-1915 FindMyPast[5]

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

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

Saffron Walden 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (London and Edinburgh, 1870). Digital version at Vision of Britain.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Essex Ancestors: Unearth Your Roots, Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office, accessed 3 March 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Essex Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 15 April 2012.
  4. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Essex,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 23 April 2012.