2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Tel: (01375) 383611
Fax: (01375) 370806
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9a.m. to 5 p.m.
East Tilbury Library,
Tel: (01375) 844921
Fax: (01375) 857544
3. Research Service
No - simple enquires undertaken dependent on circumstances of enquirer, but generally research should be conducted personally.
No - although generally a charge is made for photocopies.
Provided by local Record Office?
Yes - by arrangement.
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
5. Census returns
Chafford and Barstable Hundreds for 1841
Orsett Registration District 1851 through to 1901
LDS Church CD-ROMs for UK 1881
6(a) County and Regional Directories
Kellys from 1855 to 1937 for Essex, sometimes including Middlesex and Hertfordshire
Pigots Directory (Essex section) 1823-24
Whites Directory for Essex 1848
6(b) City and Town Directories
Wilson & Whitworths Almanack and Directory for Grays and District. Directory of residents 1898, 1905,1928, 1933 to 1936.
Thurrock Council Guides (with directory of residents up to early 1960s)
6(c) Telephone Directories
Directories from 1956 to date for Thurrock and Southend
Commercial Directories and Yellow Pages ditto
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Urban District (later Borough) of Thurrock, 1936 to 1938; 1948 to date
7(b) Poll Books
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
9. Unpublished Indexes
10. Parish Registers
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
14. Guides to Collections
15. Local Record Offices