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.
Ancestry.co.uk now has the 1939 Register.
Discover your ancestors at the start of the Second World War. The Register covers England and Wales.
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.