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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Henham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS PRs'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1465709 '''1538-1997''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1465709 '''1538-1997''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9850 '''1518-1960''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9850 '''1518-1960''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9850 '''1518-1960'''] 
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/essex-baptism-index-1538-1917 '''1538-1917 ''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/essex-marriage-index-1538-1900 '''1538-1900''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/essex-burial-index-1530-1950 '''1530-1950''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MyH PRs'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30029/england-essex-parish-registers-1538-1900 '''1538-1900''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30029/england-essex-parish-registers-1538-1900 '''1538-1900''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-30029/england-essex-parish-registers-1538-1900 '''1538-1900''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1537-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1537-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1538-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ESSEX'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/Default.aspx '''1538-1900s''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/Default.aspx '''1538-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales '''1538-2000''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog BTs'''
 
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
 
 
Records are also available at the [http://www.essexrecordoffice.co.uk/ Essex Record Office] (online records available at [https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/Default.aspx Essex Archives Online]).
 
  
  

Revision as of 10:54, 13 August 2019


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

Henham, Essex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Clavering; Uttlesford
County Essex
Poor Law Union Bishop's Stortford
Registration District Bishop's Stortford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newport
Diocese Pre-1846 - London; Post-1845 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Location of Archive
Essex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Henham, is a village and a parish in the district of Bishop Stortford, and county of Essex. The village stands on a hill, 2 miles NE of Elsenham railway station, and 6 miles NE of Bishop Stortford. The parish includes the hamlet of Pledgdon. There is an Independent chapel.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Independent/Congregational

Census records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Henham on GENUKI

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870). Adapted: date accessed 21 May 2013.