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The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 2

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century
A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 4Ongar Hundred

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Covers the 26 parishes of Ongar hundred, including Chipping and High Ongar, Chigwell, Stondon Massey and Theydon Bois.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 5

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Provides a thematic account of the growth of metropolitan Essex since 1850. Also contains topographical accounts of Barking, Ilford, Dagenham and other areas of Essex now within greater London.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 6

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Includes parishes of Becontree hundred now within the London boroughs of Newham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. These include West and East Ham, Walthamstow and Wanstead. The rest of the hundred is treated in volume 5.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 7

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Covers the ancient parishes, formerly within the liberty of Havering-atte-Bower and now within the London borough of Havering, and those in Chafford hundred in western Essex now bordering London. It includes accounts of Hornchurch, Romford, Havering and Rainham.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 8

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Accounts of the parishes of Chafford and Harlow hundreds, including Brentwood, Harlow and Thurrock.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 9The Borough of Colchester

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
The volume, the first full-scale, comprehensive and scholarly history of the ancient borough of Colchester to be published, describes the life of the oldest and for long the largest town in Essex from the Iron Age to 1990.

A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10Lexden Hundred (Part) including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Exploring the area of Lexden Hundred to the north and west of Colchester.