Stapleford Abbotts, Essex Family History Guide

Stapleford Abbotts is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names: Stapleford Abbots, Stapleford Rivers

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1630; 1800

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Navestock
  • Lambourne with Abridge
  • Havering-atte-Bower
  • Stapleford Tawney
  • Theydon Mount

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLEFORD-ABBOTS, a parish in Ongar district, Essex; 5¼ miles N by W of Romford r. station. Post town, Romford. Acres, 2,331. Real property, £3,772. Pop., 502. Houses, 102. The property is much sub-divided. Albyns is the seat of W.Gellibrand, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £513. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good. There are an endowed school with £25 a year, and charities £8.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


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