Bradwell by Coggeshall, Essex Family History Guide

Bradwell by Coggeshall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Bradwell, Bradwell next Coggeshall

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1704
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kelvedon
  • Coggeshall
  • Stisted
  • Pattiswick
  • Rivenhall
  • Cressing

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRADWELL-NEXT-COGGESHALL, a parish in Braintree district, Essex; on the river Blackwater, 2 miles W of Coggeshall, and 4 E by S of Braintree r. station. Post Town, Coggeshall, under Kelvedon. Acres, 1,161. Real property, £2,058. Pop., 273. Houses, 67. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Maxeys. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £258. Patron, M. P.Brunwin, Esq. The church contains monuments of the Maxeys; and is good. Charities, £25.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


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