Feering, Essex Family History Guide

Feering is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FEERING, a parish in Witham district, Essex; on the river Blackwater, and on the Eastern Union railway, 2 miles SE of Coggeshall. Post town, Kelvedon. Acres, 3,230. Real property, £6,201 . Pop., 804. Houses, 166. The property is much subdivided. A small extent of the land is under hops. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £278.https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/maps?layer=europe&xMin=3365594.04337&yMin=2805642.79574&xMax=3402594.04337&yMax=2842642.79574 Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is Tudor, with porch and tower; was recently restored in the interior; and has an antique font, and a finely-carved pulpit.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.


Census returns for Feering, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Feering, 1801-1874 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Feering (Essex)


Vision of Britain historical maps


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