Asheldham Essex Family History Guide

Asheldham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Asheldon

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1755
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • St Lawrence Newland
  • Steeple
  • Dengie
  • Tillingham
  • Southminster

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHELDHAM, a parish in Maldon district, Essex; near the coast, 10 miles ESE of Maldon r. station. Post Town, Tillingham under Maldon. Acres, 2,398: of which 700 are water. Real property, £1,950. Pop., 212. Houses, 38. The surface is low, and partly marshy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £339. Patron, the Bishop of Rochester.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Asheldham, 7 m. S.E. Maldon. P.219

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Maldon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Dengie
  • Poor Law Union: Maldon
  • Hundred: Dengie
  • Province: Canterbury