Cricksea, Essex Family History Guide

Cricksea is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Crixea, Crixeth, Creeksea

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1753
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Althorne
  • Mayland
  • Canewdon
  • Burnham on Crouch
  • Southminster

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CREEKSEA, Cricksea, or Crixea, a parish in Maldon district, Essex; on the river Crouch, at Wallasea ferry, 2 miles WNW of Burnham, and 8½ SE of Maldon r. station. It has a post office under Maldon. Acres, 985; of which 130 are water. Real property, £1,386. Pop., 175. Houses, 32. The property is subdivided. The surface is marshy. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Althorne, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £400. Patron, J. H. Candy, Esq. The church is good.

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: Dengie
  • Poor Law Union: Maldon
  • Hundred: Dengie
  • Province: Canterbury