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Parish records CD-ROM

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Hi i hoping to find parish records for Bradfield, Mistley and Wix areas of Essex.
i have never purchased these before so i dont know where to start looking or even if i can get such a thing.
Any suggestions please. :)
 

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Hi darkcrystal

Thanks for the reply i know that the cencus of 1901 says that my great grandfather was born in Mistley. and ive looked at earlier cencus and they say he was born in Bradfield which is a village about 3 miles from Mistley.

I have found records of a Sawyer family in Bradfield in the 1841 cencus but thats obviously as far as i can go with the cencus.

I have looked at http://essex-opc.org.uk/ and found that there is no records for the areas im looking in to.

I would be interested in a CD-ROM but it seems thaey are not easily avalible.
 
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ahh I see,

can you post up the details of your family in 1841 and I will have a squint at it :) not that I'm doubting you at all, is just sometimes others can see abit more.

Do you actually have your gt grandfathers birth cert at all?
 

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Hi the details i have from the cencus of 1841 is from the parish of Bradfield Essex, Thos Sawyer age 35, Eliza Sawyer age 25,Thos Sawyer age 8,Ann Sawyer age 5,Sarah Sawyer age 3,John Sawyer age 1.


I have my grandfathers birth certificate also. :)
 
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Not as yet i guess it would be in the parish register?
thats right, but if you are lucky you might be able to find it on the IGI (which is on the LDS website)

I have just been looking at Thomas and the ONLY bapt that is showing there is one in Chingford, Essex.

Thomas Sawyer
Birth: 03 AUG 1802

Christening: 03 OCT 1802 Chingford, Essex, England

Death:

Burial:

Parents: Father: William Sawyer
Mother: Elizabeth

But this to me seems miles away, from Bradfield?
 
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I have just had another look on that OPC site,

if you goto 'contact us'

http://essex-opc.org.uk/index.php?id=6

and click on 'regarding' you can change this option to 'searching for'

you could ask there is anyone would have a look at Bradfield Pr's for you? at least that way you will know once and for all if he was Bapt there..

I do wish that the LDS would hurry up and fix the 'Hugh Wallis site' using the LDS to search is very cumbersome.

:)
 

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Thanks for looking :)

Your right Chingford is miles from Bradfield, as of yet i have seen no connection with Chingford my understanding is that families did not move too far so if i have Records from Bradfield i guess they would of been local to there.
 
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Oh gawd I can be so THICK at times, I dont know why I didnt think of this before.... :eek:

you can order the film of the Pr's to view in your local LDS centre, it costs about £3.50 for about 3 months you will have to order it and then they will contact you when the film is ready for you to go and look. (I had completely forgotten about this) :'(

http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp

that is the link for cambs, you will need to go thro it and find your town and then click on it, there should be a contact number/address for your local LDS centre there.
 
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ok

If you find you are able to visit a library the next step is to see what records you can order in to the centre. A place name search here will bring up every record filmed of the parish of your interest.





Make a note of the film number that you want to view and take it to the centre where the volunteers will order it for you. Currently (June 2007) it costs £2.70 for a month's loan and £3.50 for 3 month's loan. This is the only charge. The Latter Day Saints make no charge for using their facilities. Many volunteers at the centre are experienced researchers and can offer help and guidance to beginners and to more experienced researchers.


For those who live many miles from the counties where their ancestors lived a nearby Family History Library may be the only place where they can view pre 1837 records and take that vital step back another generation.
 
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Thanks Darkcrystal fantastic help yet again.O0
I have checked out family search it it appears they have a libary just down the road from where i work so i will take a look and possibly order the PR i need. Thanks for the advice and time you have spent on this.

I have looked in the CD options and it seems nobdy does one for the parish i want anyway.:D
 
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You are very "welcome" Joe

if I can get the old grey matter working (and NOT forgetting stuff :rolleyes: )

then who knows, things just might turn around for the better ;)

re the parish rec's on CD, it might be that you can buy some but you would possibly have to broaden your area abit.

for example one of my PR cd's for Nottingham coves somewhere in the region of 366 places
 
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Right,

now you have me thinking, I have used this site before, and do need to use it again, as I need another certificate binder.

http://www.genealogysupplies.com/

look down the page till you get to the binders, just above there to your right hand side is

Need to research before the time of the census and BMDs?

The best place to look is in our Parish Records.
Click here to read about Parish Records on CD

if you click on that when you are on their site you can search for essex PR's i tried to link back to this site from their Essex PR's but it just re-directed me to their mainpage....grr
 
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Hey Joe,

Thanks :) you have just made me spend some money!! lol..

I discovered they have a marriage PR disc that I was looking for. look at this lot!. (on ONE cd)! :rolleyes:

Leicestershire Phillimore Marriages Volumes 01 to 12 on one CD.

Abkettleby cum Holwell 1580-1812; Asfordby 1564-1837; Ashby Folville 1584-1837; Ashby Parva 1589-1837; Aylestone (with Glen Parva & Lubbesthorpe) 1561-1837; Barkby 1586-1812; Barkston 1569-1837; Barrow on Soar 1563-1837; Beeby 1538-1837; Belgrave 1653-1837; Birstall 1574-1837; Bitteswell 1558-1837; Blaby 1568-1837; Bottesford 1563-1812; Branston 1591-1839; Braunston 1561-1837; Brentingby 1558-1840; Brooksby 1767-1812; Burrough on the Hill 1612-1837; Burton Lazars 1762-1778; Burton on the Wold 1560-1837; Catthorpe 1573-1837; Cold Newton with Lowesby 1658-1837; Congerston 1756-1812; Cossington 1754-1837; Coston 1561-1812; Cropston with Thurcaston 1561-1837; Croxton Kerrial 1558-1837; Eastwell 1588-1837; Eaton 1724-1837; Evington 1601-1837; Freeby 1601-1837; Frisby on the Wreak 1659-1837; Frolesworth 1538-1837; Gaddesby 1569-1812; Gilmorton 1611-1837; Glenfield 1604-1837; Goadby Marwood 1657-1837; Great Dalby 1581-1812; Grimston 1635-1837; Harby 1700-1837; Harston 1707-1837; Hoby 1562-1812; Hose 1688-1837; Hoton 1653-1837; Houghton on the Hill 1584-1837; Humberstone 1559-1837; Hungerton 1614-1837; Keyham 1568-1837; Kirby Bellars 1713-1837; Kirby Muxloe 1619-1837; Knighton 1672-1837; Knipton 1562-1837; Leire 1559-1837; Little Dalby 1599-1812; Long Clawson 1558-1837; Lowesby with Cold Newton 1658-1837; Lubbesthorpe 1561-1837; Melton Mowbray 1546-1812; Mountsorrel 1677-1837; Muston 1561-1812; Nether Broughton 1577-1837; Old Dalby 1725-1837; Owston cum Newbold Saucy 1701-1837; Pickwell 1570-1841; Plungar 1695-1837; Prestwold 1560-1837; Queniborough 1562-1837; Quorndon 1576-1837; Ragdale 1668-1837; Ratby 1695-1812; ratcliffe on the Wreake 1698-1837; Rearsby 1653-1837; Redmile 1653-1837; Rotherby 1561-1812; Rothley 1562-1837; Saxby 1680-1837; Saxelbye (with Sholeby) 1555-1837; Scalford 1558-1812; Scraptoft 1539-1812; Seagrave 1682-1837; Sharnford 1595-1837; Sibson 1569-1812; Sileby 1568-1837; Somerby 1601-1812; South Croxton 1662-1837; Stapleford 1655-1837; Stathern 1567-1837; Stoughton 1537-1837; Swithland 1624-1837; Syston 1663-1837; Thorpe Arnold (with Brentingby) 1558-1840; Thorpe Satchville 1562-1812; Thrussington 1660-1812; Thurcaston cum Cropston 1561-1837; Thurmaston 1719-1837; Thurnby cum Bushby 1564-1837; Tilton on the Hill 1564-1837; twyford cum Thorpe Satchville 1562-1812; Walton on the Wolds 1568-1837; Wanlip 1563-1837; Wartnaby 1633-1838; Wigston Magna 1567-1837; Withcote 1681-1837; Woodhouse 1623-1837; Wyfordby 1558-1837; Wykeham cum Caldwell 1633-1837; Wymeswold 1560-1837.


me little bit of plaggy is going to get seriously bent!!!
 

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Sorry for making you spend some money :biggrin: but thanks for your help.:)

I have followed your link and sent them an email to see if they can help me lets see what happens.

PS your new cd should keep you busy for a while ha
 
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LOL!! mmmm, for all of about 3 mins.. I have quite a few Leicestershire rellies, so it will be another one to the collection. (and hopefully THEY will be here tomorrow, as they are very prompt at delivery) :rolleyes:

I needed to get some more stuff from there anyway, so it aint a prob :D
 

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