Little Waltham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Martin

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1800

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WALTHAM (Little), a parish, with a village, in Chelmsford district, Essex; 3½ miles N of Chelmsford r. station. It has a post-office under Chelmsford. Acres, 2,227. Real property, £5,169. Pop., 684. Houses, 156. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £610. Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, an endowed school with £50 a year, and charities £.150.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

WALTHAM, LITTLE (St. Martin), a parish, in the union and hundred of Chelmsford, S. division of Essex, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Chelmsford; containing 690 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Chelmer, and on the road to Norwich, through Sudbury and Bury; and comprises 2210a. 36p., of which 1836 acres are arable, 222 meadow and pasture, 118 woodland, and 32 in homesteads. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £11. 10., and in the gift of the Hodges family: the tithes have been commuted for £670, and the glebe comprises 12 acres. The church is a small edifice with an embattled tower, and contains several interesting monuments. There is a place of worship for Independents. Roger Poole, in the reign of Philip and Mary, assigned property for the support of a school; and John Aleyn, in 1660, gave £500 to be vested in land for apprenticing children.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Essex, Little Waltham – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Little Waltham, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Essex, Little Waltham – Church records ( 6 )
Births and baptisms for the Independent Church (Little Waltham), 1803-1837
Author: Independent Church (Little Waltham, Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Little Waltham, 1629-1630
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Waltham (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Little Waltham, 1800-1869
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Waltham (Essex)

Church records, 1804-1933
Author: Congregational Church (Little Waltham, Essex)

Parish register transcripts of Little Waltham (Essex)
Author: Browne, Robert Hollingworth; Church of England. Parish Church of Little Waltham (Essex)

Parish registers for Little Waltham, 1538-1875
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Waltham (Essex); Essex Record Office

England, Essex, Little Waltham – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Little Waltham, Independent, Essex, Eng

Parish register printouts of Little Waltham, Essex, England (Independent) ; christenings, 1804-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Essex, Little Waltham – History ( 1 )
Ages in the making : a history of two Essex villages
Author: Phillips, C. Ruth; Bazett, Rosamund Mary

England, Essex, Little Waltham – History – Indexes ( 1 )
Ages in the making–index of persons
Author: Phillips, C. Ruth

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Directories

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Administration

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

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