The Smithy, Stapleford Tawney, Essex 1914

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

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1800

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLEFORD-TAWNEY, a parish in Ongar district, Essex; 3½ miles ESE of Epping r. station. Post town, Romford. Acres, 1,633. Real property, £2,587. Pop., 273. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with Mount-Thoydon, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £740. Patron, Sir W. B. Smyth. The church is good. Charities, £18.

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

Parish Registers

The Parish Registers Stapleford Tawney, Essex, 1558 to 1752, contain the following names.

Addison, Ailet, Andley, Anley, Anlo, Aytherope

Babbs, Baker, Ballard, Bannester, Barbar, Barnes, Barret, Barrowcloth, Batman, Becke, Benitt, Benton, Bettes, Biggs, Bingham, Bird, Blundrell, Boad, Boles, Bolton, Bone, Boram, Bourne, Bowes, Bowles, Bowne, Bowtell, Bradley, Bramly, Brand, Brett, Bridges, Brown, Brumet, Bryercliffe, Bugges, Bulley, Bulleythorp, Burles, Burnard, Burrel, Burton, Buxton, Byam.

Cadle, Cakebread, Callis, Carelton, Carrier, Carter, Case, Casse, Castle, Caterall, Caton, Cave, Cavell, Chambers, Chapman, Chenney, Chevings, Clarke, Claye, Cleere, Clerk, Cloue, Coles Colford, Colle, Collen, Collins, Collop, Colte, Combers, Comerford, Con, Coney, Cook, Corney, Crab, Cracknell, Cremer, Crewell, Crompton, Crookes, Crow, Cumberford, Cumbers.

Darrell, Dauncer, Dawson, Dean, Dearesley, Delloway, Dimesdell, Dixon, Dodson, Dowset, Drake, Drane, Dunstone, Dye, Dyer.

East, Eaton, Edmonds, Edwards, Eldridge, Ellet, Ellice, Elmer, Elrippe, Evans, Eve, Evered, Eyley.

Fann, Farington, Feale, Feast, Feild, Ferguson, Flack, Fletcher, Ford, Fordham, Forster, Fortyn, Fowle, Fowler, Fowtchin, Franks, Freeman, French, Freshwater, Frithe, Fryghte, Fynche, Fynson, Fuljohn, Fuller, Fulmore, Furley.

Gan, Garnet, Garret, Gaywood, Geeves, Giblen, Gill, Godfrey, Godson, Goebell, Gooch, Goodrole, Gough, Gray, Grape, Grave, Grayling, Green, Guy.

Haddon, Hammond, Hand, Handeford, Hangton, Harding, Hardwicke, Harris, Harrison, Havers, Hawk, Haysell, Hills, Holland, Holton, Homes, Hooue, Hopson, Houghton, Howe, Howgate, Hubbard, Huet, Humphreys, Hunt, Hurst, Hutching.

Ingersole, Ingoll.

Joanes, Johnson, Jones

Kent, King, Kinwelmowshe, Kitfoot, Knight, Kyd

Lamford, Langfeild, Lapege, Lasell, Law, Leigh, Leister, Ley, Lickerish, Lightfoote, Limmet, Lincoln, Linnet, Linsoll, Linstead, Little, Lloyd, Loke, Loome, Lord, Louch, Lowe, Luck, Luckyn, Luther, Lynnott

Madle, Makine, Malter, Mansfield, Marriage, Matthews, Maulter, Maulter, Meade, Melborne, Mellicent, Mersom, Mills, Mongombrill, Monk, Moor, Morier, Motte

Needs, Nevil, Newton, Nicolson, Norrington, Norris, North, Norton, Not, Noverd

Okam, Okeman, Oldtun, Orghar, Osborn, Overill

Pache, Parker, Parkes, Pauely, Pease, Penford, Pennington, Penrice, Pepper, Perry, Petchey, Peyton, Piggin, Piggot, Pike, Plail, Plucknet, Pool, Porter, Portridge, Powle

Radly, Ramsey, Randal, Raven, Reade, Reddrich, Reed, Renalds, Resley, Reynolds, Rice, Richardson, Risdon, Roberts, Robinson, Rumball

Sammee, Saring, Sawyer, Sayer, Sayring, Scampion, Schmitts, Scot, Seadcole, Searell, Searl, Shadbolt, Sharpe, Shettleworth, Shrimpton, Sibley, Simpson, Skott, Smith, Smyth, Smyton, Somner, Sparre, Spray, Stacey, Stains, Stanhoppe, Stapler, Stephens, Steukly, Stevens, Stocke, Stokes, Stondon, Stookes, Stratton, Streat, Sumner, Syhonke, Symons, Syret, Syrridge

Tailford, Tailour, Tanner, Tavenor, Taylor, Tearling, Thedam, Thimblebe, Thode, Thornton, Threader, Tiler, Timon, Ting, Tomson, Tounsend, Townidg, Trapps, Trevis, Tristian, Tuffnaile, Tull, Tunbridge, Turke, Turnache, Turner, Turston, Twetchwell

Viedebantt, Vinton, Virgin

Wackingham, Waffe, Wailet, Walbe, Wale, Walter, Want, Warbecke, Ward, Warman, Webb, Weldon, Wells, Wenlock, West, Westerd, Westward, Wheeler, Whimprise, White, Wilks, Williams, Williamson, Wilson, Winterflood, Wiott, Witne, Wood, Woodrow, Woollard, Worseley, Wright, Wybert, Wybird

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Baptisms Out of Parish

The following entries from the Parish Registers of Stapleford Tawney list people baptised at Stapleford Tawney but who were from a different parish.

Mary the daughter of Thomas Lincoln of Hornchurch & Mary his wife was baptized May 6, 1750.

Marriages Out of Parish

The following entries from the Parish Registers of Stapleford Tawney list people married at Stapleford Tawney but who were from a different parish.

The xiijth day of Septēber 1586 was maryed witm Colford of Navestocke vnto Agnis Saring.

Thomas Matthews of ye Parish of Stanford Rivers & Elisabeth Williams of this Parish after banns thrice published were marryed ye 17th day of April 1694.

Richard Harris of ye Parish of East Thorndon & Thomasine Steukly of this Parish after Banns thrice published were marryed ye 4 day of August 1696.

John Somner of this Parish & Elisabeth Kent of ye Parish of Navestock after Banns thrice published were married ye sixth of Octobr 1698.

John Moor of ye Parish of St Stephen Coleman Street London, & Mary Haddon of this Parish, having a Licence frõ ye Arch Bishop were married y 25th of August. 1701.

John Baker of this Parish & Susanna White of ye Parish of North Weal, having a License were married ye 5th of October 1701.

SamuelGodfrey ofye Parish of Stapleford Abbot & Mary Kent of this Parish were married (after Banns thrice published ) on ye 20th day of April. 1704.

Peter Dixon of ye Parish of Cranham & Elisabeth Stephens of North Okendon Parish having a License fro ye Arch Bishop were married ye Sixt of June. 1704.

Samuel Plail of ye Parish of Stanford Rivers, & Mary King of this Parish (having a License from ye Bishop were married on y 24th of August 1704.

On ye same 24th of August was also married Matthew Plail of y® Parish of Stanford Rivers & Hannah Burton of ye same Parish, having a License from ye Bishop.

Adam Eve of ye Parish of Stapleford Abbot, & Mary Liquorish of this Parish were married (after ye Banns had been thrice published) on ye 29th of August 1704.

Thomas Ramsey of ye Parish of ffifield & Anne Bird of this Parish were married (after ye Banns had been thrice published) on ye 26 of Novemb”. 1706.

Richard Perry of ye Parish of ffifield & Sarah Delloway of this Parish were married (after ye Banns had been thrice published ) on ye 2d of October 1707.

Edward Geeves of ye Parish of Harlow & Dorcas Simpson of this Parish were married (after ye Banns had been thrice published ) on ye fourth of Octobr 1708.

James Mills of ye Parish of Theydon Garnon & Elisabeth King of this Parish having a Licence frõ ye Bishop were married on ye 24th of February 1705.

Thomas Bulleythorp of ye Parish of Burntwood and Mary Brumet of this Parish (after ye Banns had been thrice publishd) were married on the 12th of January 1710.

February 26 1711. Mr Leonard Waffe of Kirkby Fleetham near Richmond Yorkshire, & Mrs Hannah Hurst of St Edmond ye King Lumbard Street London were married by a Licence from ye Arch Bishop of Canterbury.

May 8 1712. John Pool of ye Parish of Theydon Mount, & Jane Aitherope of this Parish were married, having a License from ye Arch-Bishop.

April 14 , 1713. William Monk of ye Parish of Harlow, & Mary Faynt of this Parish having a License were married.

September 29 (1713 ?). James Mott of this Parish, & Elisabeth Hammond of the Parish of Moreton having a License from the Arch-Bishop were married.

William Smith of ye Parish of Rumford , & Dorothea Bryercliffe of this Parish , having a Licence from the Official were married on April the Sixth 1714.

August 28 1715. James King of ye Parish of Netswell & Sarah Webb (alias Wood) of ye Parish of Abis Rooding, having a License were married.

September 13th 1716. Mr Florian Goebell, Merchant of London, & Mrs Rebecca Luther of this Parish were married having a Licence from the Arch Bishop of Canterbury.

Septembr 16 1716. Josiah Ramsey of the Parish of North Weal, & Sarah Feast of this Parish were married after ye Banns had been thrice published.

December ye 2d 1716. William Wenlock of the Parish of Chelmsford, & Elisabeth Aitherope of this Parish , were married, after ye Banns had been thrice published.

Aug 22d 1717. Henry Mott, Junior, of this Parish & Elisabeth Hutchin , of ye Parish of Stanford Rivers were married having a Licence from the Official Dr Fuller.

October ye 6t 1717. William Ford of ye Parish of Cranham , & Elisabeth Brand of this Parish were married, after ye Banns had been thrice published.

Octobr ye 4th 1718. Mr Christopher Viedebantt, Mrchant of Berlyn in Prussia & Mrs Catherine Elsabeth Schmitts of ye Parish of St Swithin Canon Street London were married by a Licence from ye Arch Bp of Cantrbury.

March 29 1722. Henry Bridges of ye Parish of Waltham Abby, & Sarah Trevise of this Parish , having a License from ye ABp of Canterbury, were married.

October ye 14th 1722. William Crabb of ye Parish of Bubbingworth & Mary Gan of this Parish having a Licence from ye Official Dr Fuller were married.

June 21 1724. Edward Brett of ye Parish of Moreton, & Mary Collins of ye Parish of Fyfield, both of this County of Essex (having a License from ye Bishop of London ) were married.

Octobr 11 1724. Edward Want of ye Parish of Latton in Essex & Frances Faint of this Parish were married, having a License fro Dr Penrice.

Decembr 22 , 1729. Francis Dean of this Parish , & Sarah Spray of ye Parish of Theydon Boyse, were married here by M ‘ Jones of Ongar, having a Licence from Arch Deacon Gooch.

Septembr 27 1730. Married Ferdinand Shrimpton, & Susanna Stephens both of ye Parish of Navestock having a Licence fro our A : Deacon Dr Gouge.

1731 8br 3 : William Burrel of Chipping Ongar & Sarah Mott of ye Parish were married by a Licence fro Arch Deacon Gouge & signed by Mr Jones of Ong.

1731 24t 8br. Richard Smith of ye Parish of Stanford Rivers & Elisabeth Warman of this Parish were married by a Licence from Arch Deacon Gouge.

1734. Octr 27th. William Baker Widower of the Parish of North Weal and Mary Godson spinster of this Parish were married after the Banns had been thrice publish’d.

1737 August ye 8th. Robert Stratton of ye Parish of St Stephen Coleman Street Batchelor & Anne Gough of Stapleford Abbot in the County of Essex Spinster were married having a Licence from ye Arch Bishop of Canterbury.

1740. April 15th. Samuel Playle & Sarah Mills both of the Parish of Stanford Rivers were married having a Licence from the Lord Bishop of Londn.

Sepber 12 1740. Richard Holland of Cropthorn in ye County of Worcester, & Mary Wilks of Șt Botolph Aldersgate London, were married , having a Licence from ye Arch- Bishop of Canterbury.

John Grayling of the Parish of Stamford-Rivers, & Elizabeth Mills of this Parish were married by a Licence from the Official on ye 30th of December 1742/ 3.

John Fowler of the parish of High Ongar & Margaret Bolton of the parish of Epping were married by Licence the 16th of October 1743.

James Hand of the parish of Loughton & Ann Stacey of the parish of Epping were married by licence August the 15th 1748.

Reney Raven of Aybridge in the parish of Lambourn & Elizabeth Osborn of the parish of Keldon were married by Licence December 9, 1749.

John Gaywood of the parish of Epping & Ann Sawyer of this parish after due publication of the Banns were married Decbr 1st 1750.

Mr Gerard Goebell of Christ’s Church in the county of Middlesex and Mrs Rebeccah Goebell of this parish were married by Licence September 17, 1751.

John Brown of the parish of Much Canvil & Sarah Monk of this parish after due publication of the Banns were married October 15, 1752.

Burials Out of Parish

The following entries from the Parish Registers of Stapleford Tawney list people buried at Stapleford Tawney but who were from a different parish. “ye Act” refers to the The Burying in Woollen Acts 1666–80.

The xxijth day of August 1558 was buryed Richard Wilson of the pryshe of Thoydon munt.

The xjth day of october 1558 was buryed one Thomas ffeild of the pryshe of Munt.

The vijth daye of July 1567 was buried margaret Hopson a nurse Child of london.

The xyth day of August 1584 was buried Thomas wrighte sonne vnto Roßte wrighte of london.

The vijth day of Apill 1588 was buried Margaret Wrighte wife vnto Robte Wrighte.

The vjth daye of november 1589 was buried margerie Howgate of Stapleford Abbott.

The xth of october 1590 was buried wiHm Crewell a poore walking man.

The vjth day of November 1590 was buried Dennis Browne daughter of Olivere Browne of Epping.

The xxvjth of September 1592 was buried Sonnewell Penford son of John Penford of london.

1693 Sarah Corney a stranger child of ye parish of St Saviour’s, Southwark , was buryed ye 7th day of August according to ye Woollen Act.

1693 William Robinson of ye Parish of Epping was buryed ye 18th day of September accđing to ye Act.

Elisabeth the Daughter of Gilbert Houghton of the Parish of St Edmund the King Lombard Street London was buried according to ye Act August 27 1703

1704/5 Sarah Carter an infant child, ye daughter of Daniel Carter of the Parish of Great St Bartholomew ‘s near West Smithfield was buried ye 11th of January 1704/5.

1705 Elisabeth Barrowcloth of Barking Parish was buried November 4th accding to ye Act.

1706 Thomas Clerk of ye Parish of Theydon Garnon was buried April 25th accđing to ye Act.

1708 Sarah ye wife of William Mott of Greenstead was buried September 24th according to ye Act.

1711 Mrs Mary Houghton, of the Parish of St Nicolas Lombard Street London , was buried ye 12th of March 1711 accđing to ye Act.

1713 Henry ye son of Mr Henry Haddon of St Nicholas Parish Lombard St an Infant was buried ye 30th of July accđing to ye Act.

1717 Mrs Anne Grosvenor Widow of London & eldest daughter of Thomas Luther Esqre of Suttons was buried Feb. 7th accdg to ye Act.

1718 A poor travelling woman who died suddenly in ye Parish buried July 30 accdg to y® Act.

1721 Thomas Luther of Suttons Esqre was buried noe affidavit brought but fifty shillings paid to ye Poor of this Parish Jany 29th. He died Jan. 25th 1721- 2.

1722 Joanna King of ye Parish of Navestock was buried ye 11th of Jany accding to ye Act.

1722 Mrs Susanna Lowe of ye Parish of St Martin ‘s Westminster died ye 28th of Decr & was buried Jan. 19th accdg to ye Act.

1722 Robert Green an Infant born in Theydon Mount was buried Feb. 10th accding to ye Act.

1723 William Haddon an Infant ye Son of Mr Henry Haddon Citizen of London of the Parish of St Nicholas Lombard st was buried May ye 30th accđg to ye Act.

1723 Charles Peyton an Infant ye Son of James Peyton of Burford in Oxfordshire died in this Parish & was buried Oct. 23rd accdg to ye Act.

1726 Mary an Infant ye Daughter of Mr Francis Risdon Citizen of London was buried Aug. 18th accdg to ye Act.

1727 John Green of ye Parish of Theydon Mount was buried July 10 accdg to ye Act.

1727 Mrs Mary Haddon of St Nicholas Parish Lombard St London was buried Jany 19th accdg to ye Act.

1727 Mrs Grace Addison of St Antholins Parish London was buried Feby 14 accđing to ye Act.

1728 Peter Tull (Gardiner to Mdm Luther of Suttons) of ye Parish of [blank in orig.] was buried Novemb 30th accđing to ye Act

1730 Mrs Phyllis Smith, ye wife of Mr Smith, London, was buried June 3d accđing to ye Act.

1732 Sarah Farington of Roydon in Essex abt. 9 Years old died in a barn of Tanyhall & was buried July 5th accđing to ye Act.

1732 Mrs Henry Haddon of St Nicolas Lane Lombard Street London was buried July 15th.

1746 James son of Henry Dowset of the Parish of Navestock was buried according to the Act Jan. 27.

1748 Elizabeth the wife of William Wenlock of the Parish of Doddinghurst was buried acc to ye Act June 19.

1752 Sarah wife of William Ferguson of the Parish of Loughton was buried according to the Act April 9.

Parish Records

Directories

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Administration

  • 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

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