Places to visit in Essex
St Peter's Chapel.
Chapel built in 654 by St Cedd from Roman bricks. Situated under the large skies and beautiful expanse of the Essex Marshes.
Norman keep built c.1140. With a magnificent Banqueting Hall and beautiful grounds.
Two imposing towers which are the remains of a Robert Adams' church.
Vast artillery fort protecting the River Thames approach to London.
Picturesque water mill owned by the National Trust.
Find your Ancestors in the Newspapers
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.
Discount price on DNA Kits
Ancestry.co.uk are offering DNA test kits at the discounted price of £63 (down from £79).
Offer lasts from Monday, February 26th 12:00AM GMT to Sunday, March 11th 10:59 PM GMT
You can buy a kit for yourself or have one delivered to a relative. How about one as an unusual gift for Mother's Day?
Looking for pictures to add to your family tree album?
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 below already formatted for Essex and Postcards.