Basildon, Essex Family History Guide

Basildon is a chapelry of Laindon Ancient Parish in Essex.

Alternative names: Battlesdon

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Laindon
  • Ramsden Crays
  • Fobbing
  • Great Burstead
  • Vange
  • Ramsden Bellhouse
  • Nevendon

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BASILDON, a chapelry in Laindon parish, Essex; 2 miles NNW of Pitsea r. station, and 4 SE of Billericay. Post Town, Laindon, under Billericay. Acres, 1,627. Real property, £1,927. Pop., 180. Houses, 25. The living is annexed to Laindon rectory in the diocese 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

Basildon, 4 m. Billericay, P. 157

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Billericay
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Barstable
  • Poor Law Union: Billericay
  • Hundred: Barstable
  • Province: Canterbury