Althorne Essex Family History Guide

Althorne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1734
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Latchingdon with Snoreham
  • Mayland
  • Canewdon
  • Cricksea

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALTHORNE, a parish in Maldon district, Essex; near the river Crouch, 7 miles SE of Maldon r. station. It has a post office under Maldon. Acres, 2,250. Real property, £2,697. Pop. 386. Houses, 79. The property is subdivided. Much of the land lies lower than spring-tide mark, and is protected by embankments constructed by Dutchmen, whose descendants remain here. The living is a vicarage, united to the rectory of Cricksea, in the diocese of Rochester. The church is good. A fair is held on 5 June.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Essex
Civil Registration District: Maldon
Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Diocese: Pre-1846 – London, Post-1845 – Rochester
Rural Deanery: Dengie
Poor Law Union: Maldon
Hundred: Dengie
Province: Canterbury