West Hanningfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Mary and St. Edward

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HANNINGFIELD (WEST), a parish in Chelmsford district, Essex; 5½ miles E of Ingatestone r. station, and 6 SSE of Chelmsford. Post town, Stock, under Ingatestone. Acres, 2, 818. Real property, £4, 346. Pop., 527. Houses, 115. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to Lord Petre. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of South Hanningfield, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £934. Patron, the Rev. W. Kemble. The church is later English, in good condition; has an octangular tower, with a wooden spire; and contains some tombs and brasses of the 14th century. There are a national school, and charities £31.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

HANNINGFIELD, WEST (St. Mary and St. Edward), a parish, in the union and hundred of Chelmsford, S. division of Essex, 6 miles (S. S. E.) from Chelmsford; containing 521 inhabitants. It comprises by admeasurement 2787 acres, of which 1774 are arable, 888 meadow and pasture, and 125 woodland. The village is pleasantly situated. The living is a rectory, with the rectory of South Hanningfield consolidated, valued in the king’s books at £16. 13. 4.; net income, £934; patrons, the family of Kemble. The church is an ancient edifice, with an octangular tower surmounted by a spire of wood; on the north side of the chancel is a table-monument to the Clovill family, and there are some brasses. The parsonage-house is handsome.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Essex, West Hanningfield – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions at St. Mary and St. Edward, West Hanningfield, Essex, 1361-1994 : 297 inscriptions including war memorial
Author: Tunstill, Yvonne; Essex Society for Family History

England, Essex, West Hanningfield – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for West Hanningfield, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Essex, West Hanningfield – Church records ( 5 )
Bishop’s transcripts for West Hanningfield, 1629-1640
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of West Hanningfield (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for West Hanningfield, 1800-1873
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of West Hanningfield (Essex)

England, Essex, West Hanningfield, certified copy made in 1562 of the first three leaves of the first parish register, 1538-1542
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of West Hanningfield (Essex); National Archives (Great Britain)

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

Parish registers for West Hanningfield, 1558-1986
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of West Hanningfield (Essex); Essex Record Office

England, Essex, West Hanningfield – Church records – Indexes ( 3 )
Computer printout of West Hanningfield, Essex, Eng

Parish register printouts of West Hanningfield, Essex, England ; marriages, 1558-1800
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

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

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Administration

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

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