Colchester St Leonard is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St Leonard

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1800

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Colchester, Essex Family History Guide

Parish Registers

Parish Records

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Leonard’s Church, Colchester, 1629-1630 Author: Church of England. St. Leonard’s Church (Colchester, Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Leonard’s Church, Colchester, 1800-1877 Author: Church of England. St. Leonard’s Church (Colchester, Essex)

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1652-1889 Author: St. Leonard’s Parish (Colchester, Essex); Church of England. St. Leonard’s Church (Colchester, Essex)

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Directories

Poll Books

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

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