Cold Norton, Essex Family History Guide

Cold Norton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Purleigh
  • Stow Maries
  • Woodham Ferrers
  • North Fambridge

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLD-NORTON, a parish in Maldon district, Essex; 5 miles S of Maldon r. station. Post town, Maldon. Acres, 1,651. Real property, £1,670. Pop., 207. Houses, 46. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £328. Patron, the Charterhouse, London. The church was built in 1855.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


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