Upminster Essex Family History Guide

Upminster is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Other places in the parish include: Hackton, Harton, Corbets Tey, and Corbetstye.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1543
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1639; 1813

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Independent/Congregational. 

Adjacent Parishes

  • Rainham
  • Great Warley
  • Hornchurch
  • North Ockendon
  • Cranham
  • Aveley
  • Romford
  • South Weald

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPMINSTER, a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Romford district, Essex; 3¼ miles E of Romford r. station. It has a post-office under Romford. Acres, 3,373. Real property, £8,225. Pop. in 1851, 1,228; in 1861, 1,342. Houses, 263. The property is subdivided; and there are some good residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £960. Patron, the Rev. H. A. Holden. The church was recently rebuilt. There are an Independent chapel and British and national schools. Derham, the author of "Physico-Theology," was rector.

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


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