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

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Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

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].

Parish Records


Poll Books


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

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