Aythorpe Roding, Essex Genealogy

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Parish History

Aythorpe Roding or Roothing, Aythorpe (St. Mary), a parish, is in the union and hundred of Dunmow, North division of Essex it is 5 1/2 miles SWS from the town of Dunmow; containing 285 inhabitants.'[1]


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 Aythorpe Roding Parish Register Images and Indexes
Images 1559-1965 EssexAncestors[2] 1560-1956 EssexAncestors[2] 1560-1992 EssexAncestors[2]
Indexes 1559-1812 FamilySearch[3] 1559-1812 FamilySearch[4] 1761-1812 FindMyPast[5]
1813-1965 FreeREG[6] 1560-1751 FindMyPast[7] 1813-1993 FreeREG[6]
1813-1937 FreeREG[6]

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

Dunmow 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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Web sites


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England (London, 1831). Digital version at British History Online.
  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. Batch C043431, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  4. Batch M043431, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Essex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 20 April 2012.
  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.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Essex Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 15 April 2012.
  7. "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