Essex baptism index

There are 279,305 baptism records from 1538 to 1917 in the Essex Baptism Index 1538-1917. The transcripts were created from original parish registers. This collection is not intended to be a complete and comprehensive record of all births in Essex.

Below is a full list of all the parishes available in the collection. Each parish shows a year range of records available. There may be gap periods within the year range listed.

Parish list

PlaceYear fromYear to
Abberton: St Andrew18131851
Abbess Roding: St Edmund18131851
Althorne: St Andrew18131851
Asheldham: St Lawrence18131851
Babbingworth16611661
Bardfield Saling18131901
Barking16531947
Barking Road18821898
Basildon18421843
Billericay18481853
Black Notley: St Peter & St Paul18131851
Blackmore19481950
Bobbingworth15581950
Bocking15581670
Borcham18401840
Bowers Gifford: St Margaret of Antioch18131851
Bradfield: St Lawrence18131851
Bradwell juxta Coggeshall: Holy Trinity18131851
Bradwell on Sea: St Thomas18131851
Brighton18571857
Buckhurst Hill: St John the Baptist18371851
Bulmer: St Andrew18131851
Bulphan: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Burnham on Crouch: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Buttsbury16091873
Canning Town18541922
Castle Hedingham15581935
Chelmsford18131935
Chigwell18131851
Creeksea: All Saints18131910
Dunton15301950
East Hanningfield18131851
Fairstead: St Mary18131851
Feering18431843
Felsted: Holy Cross Church18131851
Fingringhoe: St Andrew18131851
Fobbing18301830
Good Easter15381934
Great Burstead16531874
Great Canfield15381935
Great Dunmow18131924
Great Hallingbury18131885
Great Sampford15591910
Great Warley15391812
Great Wigborough: St Stephen18131851
Greenstead Green: St James18461851
Greenstead juxta Colchester: St Andrew17521851
Halstead18371950
Halstead: Holy Trinity18441851
Halstead: St Andrew18131851
Harlow: All Saints Mission Church, Foster Street18801917
Hatfield Peverel17791950
Hazeleigh15731921
Hedingham Sible15601897
Hempstead18141814
High Easter16541917
High Easter: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Hornchurch17541812
Ingrave: St Nicholas18131851
Kensington18561856
Layer Breton: St Mary the Blessed Virgin18131851
Layer de la Haye: St John the Baptist18131851
Layer Marney: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Little Burstead18241834
Little Canfield15611918
Little Sampford15631950
Little Waltham15371875
Little Wigborough: St Nicholas18131851
Markshall: St Margaret18141851
Matching: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Mayland: St Barnabas18131851
Mountnessing18421842
Netteswell: St Andrew18131894
Nevendon18441844
New Sampford18211893
North Benfleet: All Saints18131851
Old Sampford18421866
Pitley18441844
Pitsea: St Michael18131851
Plaistow18791882
Queendon18691869
Rainham18531853
Saffron Walden18131928
Salcott cum Virley: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Sampford17541821
Sandon15541866
Shalford15591934
Shelley16871935
Shellow Bowells15531926
South Benfleet: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Springfield18241824
St Lawrence Newland: St Lawrence18131851
Stebbing: St Mary the Virgin18131851
Steeple: St Laurence & All Saints18131851
Stisted: All Saints18061851
Stock18421842
Tendring: St Edmund King & Martyr18131851
Thundersley: St Peter18131851
Ulting: All Saints18131851
Vange: All Saints18131851
Waltham Abbey15631893
Waltham Holy Cross17691825
Wanstead16401838
West Hanningfield18251825
White Notley: St Etheldreda18131851
Witham18131907
Wix: St Mary18131851
Woodford Bridge18541950
Woodham18321832
Wrabness: All Saints18131851
Writtle18391839