Fairstead is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex
Alternative names: Fairsted
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1538
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1639; 1800
Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker
- White Notley
- Black Notley
- Great Leighs
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FAIRSTED, a parish in Witham district, Essex; 2¼ miles SW of White Notley r. station, and 4 WNW of Witham. Post town, White Notley, under Witham. Acres, 1,853. Real property, £2, 620. Pop., 351. Houses, 70. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £424. Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is ancient.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The following records are available free online.
- County: Essex
- Civil Registration District: Witham
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
- Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
- Rural Deanery: Witham
- Poor Law Union: Witham
- Hundred: Witham
- Province: Canterbury