Berechurch, Essex Family History Guide

Berechurch is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: West Donyland

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1664
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1813

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BERECHURCH, a parish in Colchester district, and within Colchester borough, Essex; near the river Roman, 2 miles S by W of Colchester r. station. Post Town, Colchester. Acres, 1,450. Real property, £1,880. Pop.; 112. Houses, 19. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £110. Patron, T. White, Esq. The church is good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Berechurch, 1629 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Berechurch (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Berechurch, 1813-1868 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Berechurch (Essex)

Parish registers for Berechurch, 1664-1837 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Berechurch (Essex); Essex Record Office

Parish register printouts of Berechurch, Essex, England ; christenings, 1664-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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