Colchester St Giles, Essex Family History Guide

Colchester St Giles is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1692
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1639; 1800

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Particular Baptist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • East Donyland
  • Langenhoe
  • Colchester St Mary Magdalen
  • Colchester St Mary at the Walls
  • Lexden
  • Colchester St Botolph
  • Berechurch
  • Colchester St Peter
  • Colchester All Saints
  • Greenstead
  • Colchester Holy Trinity
  • Wivenhoe
  • All Saints in Stanway and Lexden

Parish History

See Colchester, Essex Family History Guide

Parish Records

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Giles’ Church, Colchester, 1629-1640 Author: Church of England. St. Giles’ Church (Colchester, Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Giles’ Church, Colchester, 1800-1869 Author: Church of England. St. Giles’ Church (Colchester, Essex)

Poorhouses, poor law, etc.

Overseers records, 1829-1936 Author: St. Giles’ Parish (Colchester, Essex)

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