Colne Engaine is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Other places in the parish include: Colne Park.

Alternative names: Little Colne

Parish church: St Andrew

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLNE-ENGAINE, or Little Colne, a village and a parish in Halstead district, Essex. The village occupies a rising-ground on the left side of the river Colne, 1½ mile WNW of Colne r. station, and 2½ ESE of Halstead; and has a post office, of the name of Colne-Engaine, under Halstead. The parish comprises 2,444 acres. Real property, £4,680. Pop., 627. Houses, 142. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged anciently to the Engaines; and passed to the Sherreves, to Colchester priory, and to the De Veres. Colne Park is a principal residence; and near it is an Ionic column by Soane. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £680. Patron, Christ’s Hospital. The church is very good.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

COLNE, ENGAIN (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Lexden and Winstree, Witham division of the hundred of Lexden, N. division of Essex, 2¾ miles (E.) from Halstead; containing 685 inhabitants. This parish, which derives the affix to its name from the family of Engain, proprietors of the manor, comprises 2444a. 2r. 5p., whereof about 1896 are arable, 297 pasture, 15 in hops, and 148 wood and plantations. The lands are in general elevated, and the soil is of light quality, consisting of loam, mixed with sand. The river Colne forms the southern boundary, near which passes the Roman road from Colchester. A fair for toys is held on Whit Monday and Tuesday. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £13. 17. 6., and in the gift of the Governors of Christ’s Hospital: the tithes have been commuted for £750, and the glebe comprises 56 acres, with a house. The church, a plain edifice with a good tower of brick, is pleasantly situated; the parsonage-house is a handsome residence.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions at St. Andrew, Colne Engaine, Essex : 368 inscriptions
Author: Baxter, Jack H.

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Colne-Engaine, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Church history ( 1 )
Colne Engaine, Essex : village, church and parish
Author: Clarke, Vernon

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Colne-Engaine, 1629-1640
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Colne-Engaine (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Colne-Engaine, 1800-1868
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Colne-Engaine (Essex)

Parish registers for Colne-Engaine, 1629-1928
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Colne-Engaine (Essex); Essex Record Office

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Genealogy ( 1 )
Shelcroft Field, Colne Engaine, the Mannings and beyond
Author: Greatorex, Jane

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – History ( 4 )
Colne Engaine, Essex : village, church and parish
Author: Clarke, Vernon

Goldingtons Manor, Colne Engaine, Essex
Author: Greatorex, Jane; Manor of Goldingtons (Colne Engaine, Essex)

The Saville family and Colne Engaine connections
Author: Greatorex, Jane

Shelcroft Field, Colne Engaine, the Mannings and beyond
Author: Greatorex, Jane

England, Essex, Colne-Engaine – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1526-1853
Author: Manor of Colne-Engaine. Court (Essex)

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Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Collis Benjamin Granger, Colne Engaine, Essex. miller, April 24, 1829.

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Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Halstead
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – Lexden, Post-1846 – Halstead
  • Poor Law Union: Halstead
  • Hundred: Lexden
  • Province: Canterbury

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