Kelvedon © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
High Street, Kelvedon, c.1950
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

Alphabetical list of Essex towns and villages and their histories.
Places I to K

A useful resource for finding out contiguous parishes (those parishes that are adjacent to a parish or location) is England Jurisdictions 1851 on familysearch.org.

Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers

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Essex Standard Newspaper

Newspaper archives are now a very important source of information for researching your family tree.

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Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?

Southminster

Ebay is a good source of old images of Essex towns and villages. If you're looking for pictures to add to your family tree album, then try one of the auctions, or there are several 'Buy It Now' shops offering postcards which have been touched up and improved - so if you're unsure about bidding, try these. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards. Browse through or type the name of the location in the Ebay search box.