History of Feering

Feering © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
The Old Anchor Inn, Feering, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

Welcome to the home page for the History of Feering and its inhabitants.

Below you find links to a range of sources transcribed by History House. Further below under 'more family and local history sources' you will find additional links to help you.

For other locations in Essex use the 'Essex A to Z' in the navigation menu.

Poll of Voters 1847

Feering inhabitants who voted in the 1847 general election.

White's Directory of Essex 1848

FEERING, a small pleasant village, on the east side of the vale of the river Blackwater, and nearly half a mile north >>more.

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

White's Directory of Essex 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

Feering Criminal Cases

Court cases involving Feering residents - ongoing project >>more.

Education in Feering

Reports and returns on schools and education in Feering.

Feering Poor

Under the Poor Law of 1834, Feering became part of the Witham Union, later the Braintree Union. See our article on researching your workhouse and pauper ancestors.

Images and Maps of Feering

For images of Feering see our article on Essex Images for Family History.

For maps of Feering see our article on Essex Maps for Family History.

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My Feering Ancestors

Are your ancestors from Feering? Why not tell us their story: My Feering Ancestors.

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All Saints' Church, Feering.
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More family and local history sources

New to researching your family tree or unsure where to find information? Take a look at our Your Ancestors section of the website. It contains tips, advice, links to resources, and stories.

Discover how to explore newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors.

Search for Feering census returns at Ancestry.co.uk.

1841 England Census | 1851 England Census | 1861 England Census
1871 England Census | 1881 England Census | 1891 England Census
1901 England Census | 1911 England Census

Search for Feering census returns at Findmypast.co.uk.

1841 Census | 1851 Census | 1861 Census | 1871 Census | 1881 Census | 1891 Census | 1901 Census | 1911 Census

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All types of objects relating to family history are sold on Ebay. Photographs, copies of Wills, house conveyancing, bills of sale, and much, much more. See our article Essex Ancestors on eBay

If you're looking for pictures of Feering to add to your family tree album, then try Ebay. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards

Books featuring Feering from Abebooks. Just click the logo. The search terms are already formatted for Feering.

Books featuring Essex on Amazon. Just click the logo. This link is already formatted for Essex History in the book section. Refine the search to look for Feering, such as: Feering history.

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The Essex Record Office 'ERO' is an excellent starting point for research. The ERO has an online catalogue by the name of Essex Archives Online which includes parish registers. Access to both via the ERO's homepage.

Also try FreeReg: a database of parish registers transcribed by volunteers. The Essex coverage is increasing each day.

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.

Try our example search to help you discover if your ancestors are in the British Newspaper Archive.

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Feering - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Feering - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence BY-SA-4.0

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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.