History of Little Henny
Welcome to the home page for the History of Little Henny 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.
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White's Directory of Essex 1848
HENNY (LITTLE) is a small churchless parish, adjoining Great Henny, and has only 65 souls and 410 acres of land, nearly all the property >>more.
Directories of Essex 1848 and 1874
Directories of Essex 1848, 1863 and 1874 - list of inhabitants.
Little Henny Criminal Cases
Court cases involving Little Henny residents - ongoing project >>more.
Education in Little Henny
Reports and returns on schools and education in Little Henny.
Little Henny Poor
Under the Poor Law of 1834, Little Henny became part of the Sudbury Union. See our article on researching your workhouse and pauper ancestors.
Images and Maps of Little Henny
For images of Little Henny see our article on Essex Images for Family History.
For maps of Little Henny see our article on Essex Maps for Family History.
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.
Find census returns for this location at Ancestry.co.uk.
Find census returns for this location at Findmypast.co.uk.
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 Little Henny to add to your family tree album, then try Ebay. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards
Books featuring Little Henny from Abebooks. Just click the logo. The search terms are already formatted for Little Henny.
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 Little Henny, such as: Little Henny history.
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.
Little Henny 1851 census from the Foxearth and District Historical Society.