Cornish Hall End, Essex Family History Guide

Cornish Hall End is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Essex, created in 1842 from Finchingfield, Birdbrook and Ridgewell Ancient Parishes.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1842
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1842

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Little Sampford
  • Steeple Bumpstead
  • Birdbrook
  • Stambourne
  • Hempstead
  • Finchingfield
  • Toppesfield
  • Great Sampford

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CORNISH-HALL-END, a chapelry in Finchingfield, Ridgwell, and Birdbrook parishes, Essex; 6 ½ miles W of Castle-Hedingham r. station, and 10 ESE of Saffron-Walden. It was constituted in 1842; and its post town is Finchingfield, under Braintree. Pop., 722. Houses, 156. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £100. Patron, the Bishop of Rochester.

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: Risbridge; Halstead; Braintree
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Hedingham
  • Poor Law Union: Halstead
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • Province: Canterbury