Mucking is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Other places in the parish include: Mucking Ford.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MUCKING, a parish in Orsett district, Essex; adjacent to the Thames, and on the London and Southend railway, ¾ of a mile S by W of Stanford-le-Hope r. station, and 2¾ ESE of Orsett. It contains the hamlet of Mucking-Ford; and its post town is Romford. Acres, 2, 631; of which 485 are water. Real property, £2, 612. Pop., 253. Houses, 48. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s. A nunnery, a cell to Barking abbey, was formerly here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £219. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s. The church was recently rebuilt, and has a tower. There are a parochial school, and charities £11.

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

Parish Records


Poll Books


  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Orsett
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Essex
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Barstable, Post-1844 – Orsett
  • Poor Law Union: Orsett
  • Hundred: Barstable
  • Province: Canterbury

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