Broxted, Essex Family History Guide

Broxted is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Chawreth, Great Broxted

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROXTED, a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, 4 miles E of Elsenham r. station, and 5 NW of Dunmow. Post Town, Great Easton, under Dunmow. Acres, 3,149. Real property, £4,131. Pop., 935. Houses, 219. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £170. Patron, R. B. de Beauvoir.

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.

Census

Census returns for Broxted, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Broxted, 1629-1640 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Broxted (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Broxted, 1800-1875 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Broxted (Essex)

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1669-1900 Author: Broxted (Essex)

Parish registers for Broxted, 1654-1979 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Broxted (Essex)

Occupations

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1669-1900 Author: Broxted (Essex)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1669-1900 Author: Broxted (Essex)

Taxation

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1669-1900 Author: Broxted (Essex)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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