Pebmarsh Essex Family History Guide

Pebmarsh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1648
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629; 1715; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Colne Engaine
  • Lamarsh
  • Little Maplestead
  • Twinstead
  • White Colne
  • Halstead
  • Alphamstone
  • Gestingthorpe
  • Wickham St Paul

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PEBMARSH, a village and a parish in Halstead district, Essex. The village stands on a small affluent of the river Colne, 3½ miles N E of Halstead r. station; is an ancient place; and has a post-office under Colchester. The parish comprises 2,023 acres. Real property, £3,869. Pop., 653. Houses, 146. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to W. G. Puller, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £500. Patron, the Earl of Verulam. The church is old but good, and has a tower. There are a free school and charities £6.

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


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