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Wivenhoe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Swedenborgian/New Jerusalem/New Church.

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WIVENHOE, a small town, a parish, and a sub-district, in Lexden district, Essex. The town stands on the river Colne and on the Tendring Hundred railway, 4 miles SE of Colchester; forms, with Brightlingsea and Rowhedge, a member of the cinque port of Sandwich; serves as the Colchester out-port, where the larger kind of vessels receive and discharge their cargoes; carries on ship and yacht building, and fishing; occupies a gentle declivity, with a good view of the river; and has a post-office under Colchester, a r. station with telegraph, two inns, a good quay, a custom-house , a decorated English church, an Independent chapel of 1846, a public cemetery of 1858, national and British schools, charities £11, and a fair on 4 Sept. The parish comprises 1,572 acres of land, and 25 of water. Real property, £5,858. Pop. in 1851, 1,672; in 1861, 1,843. Houses, 419. The manor belonged, at Domesday, to R. Gernon; passed, through the De Batailes, the Suttons, and others, to the De Veres, Earls of Oxford; and was sold, in 1657, to N. Corsellis, ancestor of the present owner. W. Hall is the residence of Sir W. De Crespigny, Bart.; and W. Park, of J. G. Rebow, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £440. Patron, N.Corsellis, Esq.

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

Parish Records

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England, Essex, Wivenhoe – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions at St. Mary the Virgin & Old Cemetery, Wivenhoe, 1507-1994
Author: Church, Ann

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

England, Essex, Wivenhoe – Church records ( 5 )
Births and baptisms, 1807-1836
Author: Independent Church (Wivenhoe, Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Wivenhoe, 1629-1631
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wivenhoe (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Wivenhoe, 1801-1871
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wivenhoe (Essex)

Parish registers Alresford, Elmstead & Wivenhoe 1813-1851 : indexes and transcipts : 3 churches, 5,625 events
Author: Essex Society for Family History

Parish registers and transcripts, 1560-1979
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wivenhoe (Essex)

England, Essex, Wivenhoe – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Wivenhoe, Independent, Essex, Eng

Parish register printouts of Wivenhoe, Essex, England (Independent) ; christenings, 1800-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Essex, Wivenhoe – Occupations ( 1 )
Vestry minutes and overseers records, 1457-1925
Author: Wivenhoe (Essex); Church of England. Parish Church of Wivenhoe (Essex)

England, Essex, Wivenhoe – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Vestry minutes and overseers records, 1457-1925
Author: Wivenhoe (Essex); Church of England. Parish Church of Wivenhoe (Essex)

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Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Lexden
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Colchester
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1847 – Lexden, Post-1846 – Dedham
  • Poor Law Union: Lexden and Winstree
  • Hundred: Lexden
  • Province: Canterbury

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