Buttsbury, Essex Family History Guide

Buttsbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1657
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BUTTSBURY, a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; on the river Wid and on the Eastern Counties railway, 1½ mile SE of Ingatestone r. station, and 6½ SSW of Chelmsford. Post Town, Ingatestone. Acres, 2,116. Rated property, £2,079. Pop., 531. Houses, 109. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Ingatestone, in the diocese of Rochester. 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.

Census

Census returns for Buttsbury, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Buttsbury, 1629-1631 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Buttsbury (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Buttsbury, 1800-1867 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Buttsbury (Essex)

Parish register transcripts, 1675-1803 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Buttsbury (Essex)

Parish register printouts of Buttsbury, Essex, England, christenings, 1657-1803 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish chest materials, 1818-1935 Author: Buttsbury (Essex)

Taxation

Parish chest materials, 1818-1935 Author: Buttsbury (Essex)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Chelmsford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - Chelmsford, Post-1844 - Ingatestone
  • Poor Law Union: Chelmsford
  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • Province: Canterbury