History of Manningtree
Brook Street, Manningtree, c.1953
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
Welcome to the home page for the History of Manningtree 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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Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823
Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - list of inhabitants.
Poll of Voters 1847
Manningtree inhabitants who voted in the 1847 general election.
White's Directory of Essex 1848
MANNINGTREE is an improving market town, and forms with MISTLEY, a port or creek under Harwich, pleasantly >>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.
Essex Almanac 1866
Essex Almanac of 1866 - a description of Manningtree.
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874
Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.
Manningtree Criminal Cases
Court cases involving Manningtree residents - ongoing project >>more.
Education in Manningtree
Reports and returns on schools and education in Manningtree.
Under the Poor Law of 1834, Manningtree became part of the Tendring Union. See our article on researching your workhouse and pauper ancestors.
Images and Maps of Manningtree
For images of Manningtree see our article on Essex Images for Family History.
For maps of Manningtree see our article on Essex Maps for Family History.
South Street, Manningtree.
© Copyright Robert Edwards contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
More family and local history sources
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Find census returns for this location at Ancestry.co.uk.
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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 Manningtree to add to your family tree album, then try Ebay. Link already formatted for Essex Postcards
Books featuring Manningtree from Abebooks. Just click the logo. The search terms are already formatted for Manningtree.
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 Manningtree, such as: Manningtree 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.
Brief archeological history of Manningtree on the Essex County Council's Unlocking Essex.
print published 1834