Roxwell, Essex Family History Guide

Roxwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROXWELL, a parish, with a village, in Chelmsford district, Essex; on the river Chelmer, 4½ miles W by N of Chelmsford r. station. It has a post-office under Chelmsford. Acres, 4,755. Real property, £5,879. Pop., 986. Houses, 183. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Lord Petre. Skreens is the seat of T. W. Bramston, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £250. Patron, New College, Oxford. The church wasrepaired and enlarged in 1854. There are a national school, and charities £28.

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

Census returns for Roxwell, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Roxwell, 1813-1875 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Roxwell (Essex)

Parish register transcripts, 1558-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Roxwell (Essex)

Parish register printouts of Roxwell, Essex, England, christenings, 1558-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Probate records

Probate records, 1618-1851 Author: Church of England. Peculiar of Writtle with Roxwell

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Chelmsford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Writtle with Roxwell
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, Post-1844 - Chelmsford
  • Poor Law Union: Chelmsford
  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • Province: Canterbury