Buckhurst Hill, Essex Family History Guide

Buckhurst Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Essex, created in 1838 from chapelry in Chigwell Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Buckhurst

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1837
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1837

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUCKHURST, a chapelry in Chigwell and Loughton parishes, Essex; on the Eastern Counties railway, adjacent to Epping forest, 9¾ miles NE of Bishopsgate, London. It has a station, of the name of BuckhurstHill, on the railway, and a post office, of the name of Buckhurst under Woodford, London, N. E. It was constituted in 1838. Pop., 902. Houses, 147. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £300. Patron, the Vicar of Chigwell. The church is modern and neat; and there is an Independent chapel.

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 Buckhurst Hill, 1837-1869 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Buckhurst Hill (Essex)

Directories

Directory of Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Chingford & Wanstead : containing the names of the private and commercial residents, alphabetically arranged; with almanac, historical notes, and a variety of local information

Directory of Woodford, Wanstead, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Loughton, and Chingford : containing the private and commercial residents, alphabetically arranged and the trades classified; with a coloured map of the county of Essex, and historical notes; and local intelligence

Kelly’s directory of Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Loughton and Chingford : the work comprises alphabetical lists of streets, private residents & tradesmen and official information; and a visitors’ guide to pleasure and health resorts

Kelly’s Woodford, Buckhurst Hill, Loughton & Chingford Directory : the work comprises alphabetical lists of steets, private residents & tradesmen; and official information; also a new map of the district, divided into half-mile squares; and a visitors’ guide to pleasure and health resorts

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Epping
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre 1845 - Ongar, Post-1844 - Lambourne
  • Poor Law Union: Epping
  • Hundred: Ongar
  • Province: Canterbury