Liston, Essex Family History Guide

Liston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1599
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Borley
  • Long Melford, Suffolk
  • Foxearth

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LISTON, a parish in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex; on the river Stour, at the boundary with Suffolk, 3 miles NNW of Sudbury r. station. Posttown, Sudbury. Acres, 631. Real property, £1,510. Pop., 95. Houses, 18. The manor belonged anciently to Hugh de Gournai and to the Listons. Liston Hall is the seat of Mrs. Thornhill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £163. Patron, R. Lambert, Esq. The church is ancient, and has a tower.

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

Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Baker Samuel, Liston, Essex, miller, Sept. 21, 1822.

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Sudbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Hedingham
  • Poor Law Union: Sudbury
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • Province: Canterbury