Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
Kelvedon Hatch is situated in Essex, England.
Through the centuries up to the mid-1960s, the main activity in the parish was agriculture. However, the parish was not a backwater, some of the people who lived here were witnesses to many important events in English Social and Economic History.
This web site, brought to you by History House is the story of the parish and of some of its inhabitants.
Eagle Public House 1910.
Larger image and information.
We suggest that you start with Maps of Kelvedon Hatch which will give you an overview of the parish.
Then try the in-depth tour of the village as it was in 1871 inluding the occupants and history of each house, and associated topics such agriculture, health and wealth.
Other pages include:
From the Domesday Book the story of Ailric the Saxon sailor
Law and order - The role of the Lord of the Manor, John Wright 1538
How the turmoil of the English Civil War affected the parishioners.
Building of the three Georgian country houses in the article: Great Houses.
Schooling and education in Kelvedon Hatch.
The parish church of St Nicholas.
Extracts from the Parish Registers.
Transcribed census returns from 1841 to 1891.
Photographs - then and now.
The hidden cold war secret of the Nuclear Bunker.
Contributors' Page. Memories and photogrpahers provided by readers of History House.
If you are seeking up-to-date inmformation on Kelvedon Hatch, visit the Parish Council's web site.
My Kelvedon Hatch Ancestors
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