Colchester St Mary at the Walls, Essex Family History Guide

Colchester St Mary at the Walls is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1630; 1800

Nonconformists include: Dutch Church and Independent/Congregational.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lexden
  • Colchester St Botolph
  • Colchester St Giles
  • Colchester Holy Trinity
  • Colchester St Runwald
  • All Saints in Stanway and Lexden

Parish History

See Colchester, Essex Family History Guide

Parish Records

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Mary-at-the-Wall’s Church, Colchester, 1630-1631 Author: Church of England. St. Mary-at-the-Wall’s Church (Colchester, Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for St. Mary-at-the-Wall’s Church, Colchester, 1800-1870 Author: Church of England. St. Mary-at-the-Wall’s Church (Colchester, Essex)

Register of baptisms in the Dutch Church at Colchester from 1645 to 1728 Author: Moens, J. C.; Waller, William Chapman

Register of baptisms, 1645-1728 Author: Dutch Reformed Church (Colchester, England)

Parish register printouts of Colchester, Essex, England, (Dutch Church), christenings, 1645-1728 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Poorhouses, poor law, etc.

Overseers records, 1780-1952 Author: St. Mary at the Wall Parish (Colchester, Essex); Church of England. St. Mary-at-the-Wall’s Church (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