Maldon All Saints with St Peter, Essex Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Essex Gotoarrow.png Essex Parishes Gotoarrow.png MALDON All Saints with St. Peter

Parish History

MALDON, is a borough, port, and a market-town, having separate jurisdiction, and  is the head of a union, locally in the hundred of Dengie, the S. division of Essex, just 10 miles (E.) from Chelmsford, and 38 (E. N. E.) from London. The old borough comprises the parishes of All Saints, St. Peter, and St. Mary. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Wesleyans.[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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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

Online images are available Seax - Essex Archives Online From the Essex Record Office

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

Maldon 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted 28 May 2013
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.