TitleMARG - transcribed deeds, wills, other old documents
AbstractMersea Archive Research Group (MARG) is working to transcribe old documents from a number of sources. There is a list of completed documents below, with a few that are work-in-progress. Where the document is from Essex Record Office, the Document ID is quoted and an image of the original document can usually be obtained from them.
If a document has been transcribed, the Link column will take you to the transcription.

Strood Accounts

1.MARG_001_011     Strood Accounts Receipts 1556 ERO D/P 77/25/1
2.MARG_002_011 Strood Accounts Receipts 1557-58 ERO D/P 77/25/1
3.MARG_003_011 Receipts of the Strood 1559 1560
4.MARG_004_011 Strood Charges 1559 D/P 77/25/1
5.MARG_005_011 Strood Accounts Charges 1560 1561 ERO D/P 77/25/1
6.MARG_006_011 Strood Accounts Receipts 1561-62 ERO D/P 77/25/1
7.MARG_007_011 Strood Accounts receipts 1562-64 ERO D/P 77/25/1
8.MARG_008_011 Strood Accounts Receipts 1565 ERO D/P 77/25/1
9.MARG_009_011 Strood Accounts 1566-75 ERO D/P 77/25/1
10.MARG_010_011 Strood Accounts 1620 ERO D/P 77/25/2


101.MARG_101_011       John Whyter, East Mersea, 1547;
102.MARG_102_011 Henry Taillour of West Mersea (from J.B. Bennett)
103.MARG_103_011 John Cooke 1631 ERO D/ABW 54/15
104.MARG_104_011 William Mott West Mersea 1620 ERO D/ABW 45/177
105.MARG_105_011 William Beckett West Mersea 1633 ERO D/ABW 52/145
106.MARG_106_011 Robert Wilvet 1542-3 D/ABW 39/55
107.MARG_107_011 Eliz Sethyck East Mersea 1557 D/ABW 33/329
108.MARG_108_011 Joan Thornback 1636 West Mersea
109.MARG_109_011 Joan Foakes of West Mersey 1638 D/ABW 55/249
110.MARG_110_011 John Livermore Quaker 1671 D/ABW 66/260
111.MARG_111_011 Robert Gybb 1543 D/ABW 16/96
112.MARG_112_011 John Jeffery West Mersea 1557 D/ABW 21/59
113.MARG_113_011 Thomas Fereer EM 1628 D/ACW 10/233
114.MARG_114_011 Anne Cooke noncupative 1622 D/ABW 44/303
115.MARG_115_011 Joanna Hunter West Mersea 1690 D/ABW 73/220
116.MARG_116_011 Will of Richard Joslinge of West Mersea 1600 ERO D/ABW 21/198
117.MARG_117_011 Will of Elizabeth Prentyse of West Mersea 1589 ERO D/ABW 29/146
118.MARG_118_011 Will of Rychard Whyter of West Mersea D/ABW 39/12
119.MARG_119_011 Will of Thomas Taylor of East Mersea 1625 D/ACW 10/21
120.MARG_120_012 Will of Israel Edwards of East Mersea 1666 D/ACW 17/210
121.MARG_121_011 Will of John Fokes 1546 D/ABW 14/36
122.Will of Katherine Durrell 1546 D/ABW 12/35
123.MARG_123_012 Will of Thomas Flowre
124.MARG_124_011 Will of James Wells 1614 ERO D/ABW 41/231
125.MARG_125_011 Will of Henry Lyarde of West Mersea 1604 ERO D/ABW 24/57
126.MARG_126_011 Will of Joan Middleton 1557 ERO D/ABW 25/151
127.MARG_127_011 Will of Thomas Frere of Fingringhoe 1663 ERO D/ACW 17/114
128.MARG_128_011 Will of William Fookes of West Mersea 1609 ERO D/ABW 15/121
129.MARG_129_011 Will of George Northey of West Mersea 1660 ERO D/ABW 61/251
130.MARG_130_011 Will of Henry Choppin of West Mersea 1628 ERO D/ABW 49/229
131.MARG_131_011 Will of Stephen Smyth of West Mersea 1492 TNA PROB 11/10/606
132.MARG_132_011 Will of Sarah Hackney of West Mersea 1660 D/ABW 61/125
133.MARG_133_011 Will of George Wayland of Fingringhoe 1790 TNA PROB 11/1264/41
134.MARG_134_011 Will of Shadrack Ennew of West Mersea 1784 TNA PROB 11/996/275
135.Will of Thomas Jolly of East Mersea 22 Feb 1598/99 ERO D/ACW 4/74
136.MARG_136_011 Will of Robert Foxe 17 Jan 1557 ERO D/ARW 14/106
137.MARG_137_011 Will of William Songer of West Mersea 1607 ERO D/ABW 36/68
138.MARG_138_011 Will of Josias Ennew of Messing 1688 ERO D/ACW 20/248
139.MARG_139_011 Will of John Hawkins oyster fisherman of West Mersea 1667 ERO D/ACW 65/89
140.MARG_140_011 Will of Jeremiah Harvey of East Mersea 1671 ERO D/ACW 18/182
141.MARG_141_011 Will of Margaret Bulloke 1528 ERO D/ABW 3/12
142.MARG_142_011 Will of John Bullock 1553 National Archives PROB 11/43/553
143.MARG_143_011 Will of Agnes Bullock 1576 ERO D/ABW 4/351
144.MARG_144_011 Will of John Bullock of Great Wigborough 1575 ERO D/ACW 4/344
145.MARG_145_011 Will of Henry Bullock 1578 National Archives PROB 11/61/174
146.MARG_146_011 Will of Edward Bullock 1611 ERO D/ACW 5/142
147.MARG_147_011 Will of Robert Bullock 1626 ERO D/ACW 10/48
148.MARG_148_011 Will of Joan Bullock 1624 ERO D/ACW 46/101
149.MARG_149_011 Will of Henry Bullock of West Mersea 1646/7 ERO D/ACW 14/121
150.MARG_150_011 Will of Margaret Bullock of Great Wigborough 1561 ERO D/ACR 5/194/1
151.MARG_151_011 Will of John Bullock of Great Wigborough 1660 ERO D/ACW 16/34
152.MARG_152_011 Will of Edward Bullock of Great Wigborough 1595/6, Essex National Archives PROB 11/87/187
153.MARG_153_011 Marriage of John Bullock & Anne Fuller of Great Wigborough 1607
154.MARG_154_011 Will of Sir Edward Bullock of Faulkbourne Hall 1646 PROB 11/197/603
155.MARG_155_011 Will of John Bullock of Great Wigborough 1559 D/ACR 5/216
156.MARG_156_011 Will of John Bullock of Great Wigborough 1560/61 D/ACR 5/216
157.MARG_157_011 Will of William Bullock of Layer Breton 1549 D/ABW 3/154
158.MARG_158_011 Will of Henry Bullock of Great Wigborough 1609 D/ACW 5/18
171.MARG_171_011 Will of John Dynes of West Mersea 1651 ERO Ref D/ACW 15/311
172.MARG_172_011 Will of William Coole of East Mersey, 1615/6 ERO Ref: D/ACW 7/248
173Will of William Dunning of West Mersea, 1670 ERO Ref: D/ABW 66/31
174MARG_174_011 Will of George Hall of West Mersea 1636 ERO Ref: D/ABW 54/121
175MARG_175_011 Peter Hunter, butcher of West Mersea 1688 D/ABW 72/253
176MARG_176_011 Will of John Smith of West Mersea 1660 TNA PROB 11/298/321
177MARG_177_011 Will of James Flettwood of East Mersea 1668 D/ACW 18/83
178MARG_178_011 Will of John Kidby, Lord of Manor of West Mersea 1762 TNA PROB 11/879/94
179MARG_179_011 Will of John Carter of East Mersea 1629 D/ACW 11/61
180MARG_180_011 John Kidby Lord of Manor of West Mersea 1656 Court Leete D/DA T217
181MARG_181_011 Will of William Ainger of East Mersea 1661 ERO D/ACW 16/110
182MARG_182_011 Will of Samuel Killderby of West Mersea 1660 ERO D/ABW 61/114
183MARG_183_011 John Kidby Rector of Shenfield 1693

Peldon wills and documents

201.MARG_201_011     William French, yeoman of Peldon 1607 ERO D/ABW 15/98
202.MARG_202_011 Thomas Bullock of Peldon, carpenter 25 Feb 1706 ERO D/ABW 79/7.
203.MARG_203_011 Margarett Commyns, Peldon ERO D/ABW 10/229.
204.MARG_204_011 Will of Joan Waywold, Peldon 30 April 1584 ERO D/ABW 40/47.
205.MARG_205_011 Will of Henry Marveile of Peldon 1579 ERO D/ABW 25/271
206.MARG_206_011 Indenture Mary Wade of Peldon 1692
207.MARG_207_011 Will of Abraham Fokes [ Foakes ] of Peldon 1597 D/ABW 15/49
208.MARG_208_011 Will of John Lawrence of Peldon 1612 D/ABW 24/117
209.MARG_209_011 Will of William Heidge [ Hedge ] of Peldon 1650 PROB/11/268/126
210.MARG_210_011 Will of Thomas Page of Peldon 1583 PROB 11/77/407
211.MARG_211_011 Will of Samuel Munt of Peldon Hall 1653 TNA PROB 11/275/327
212.MARG_212_011 Will of John Wayland of Peldon 1788 TNA PROB 11/1173/41
213.MARG_213_011 Will of John Lorrance of Peldon 1646 ERO D/ACW 14/144
214.MARG_214_011 Will of Rev. Francis Onge of Peldon 1666/7 TNA PROB 11/323/175
215.MARG_215_011 John Cornelius Marriage Allegation 1641
241.PH01_DMS Peldon in Domesday Book
251.SLY_001_101 Sleyes Peldon conveyance John Lawrence John Anger 1635
252.SLY_002_101 Sleyes Peldon conveyance John Lawrence John Anger 1635
253.SLY_003_101 Sleyes Peldon Will of John Hopkins 1734
254.SLY_004_101 Sleyes Peldon letter from James Boys 1741
255.SLY_005_101 Sleyes Peldon will of Jonathan Bennet of East Mersea 1760
256.SLY_006_101 Sleyes Peldon Regrant and Admission of Edward Ransom
257.SLY_007_101 Sleyes Peldon sale by Edward Ransom to John White 1772
258.SLY_008_101 Sleyes Manorial Surrender to John White 1772
259.SLY_009_101 Sleyes Manorial Admission of John White 1774
260.SLY_010_101 Sleyes sale of property to Joseph Ward 1780
261.SLY_011_101 Sleyes Admission of Joseph Ward
262.SLY_012_101 Sleyes - sale Mary Wilsmore to Martin Harvey
265.PPS_001 Indenture Priest's House (Slyes) Peldon 1726

Great Wigborough and Virley Wills

275.MARG_275_011     Will of Edward Popley Rector of Great Wigborough 1558/9 D/ABW 28/230
276.MARG_276_011 Will of Thomas Fookes of Virley 1833 D/ACW 43/5/10
280.MARG_280_011 Hearth Tax Great Wigborough 1673 ERO Q/RTh 8/4

Other documents

301.Bower Hall 1743 D/DU/491
302.Tithe customs of vicarage of West Mersea 1460/1750 D/Q 1/12
303.MARG_303_011 Manorial Records - East Mersea Tree Cutting 1501 D/DRc M12
304.MARG_304_011 East Mersea Manor - letter from Queen Elizabeth ref Thomas Abell D/DRc M12
305.1589 Crew list for bark PARNELL D/DRc M12
306.MARG_306_011 Those that would run a virtuous race ... (Poem) D/DRc M12
MARG_306_013 From all the stock of flying fowl (Poem) D/DRc M12
307.West Mersea Custumal 1497 D/Du 491/22
308.MARG_308_001 West Mersea St Ouen's Domesday 1086
309.MARG_309_001 West Mersea Bocking Hall Domesday 1086
310.MARG_310_001 East Mersea Domesday 1086
311.MARG_311_012 William Myddleton Inventory West Mersea 1555 D/ABW 25/125
312.MARG_312_011 Manorial Customs in West Mersea and Fingringhoe
313.MARG_313_011 Manorial Customs in West Mersea - tenants destruction of ancient records
320.MARG_320_011 East Mersea Courte Baron ERO D/DU 555/18
321.MARG_321_011 East Mersea Customary tenants incl. Abell D/DU 555/18
322.MARG_322_011 East Mersea Demesnes 1589 D/DU 555/18
323.MARG_323_011 East Mersea Courte Leete 1589 D/DU 555/18
324.MARG_324_011 East Mersea Courte Leete 1559 Payments Fines D/DU 555/18
325.MARG_325_011 East Mersea Manor map c1650 D/DU 555/18
326.MARG_326_011 East Mersea Court of Lady Bridget Marney 1537 D/DRc M12
327.MARG_327_011 East Mersea letter from Queen Elizabeth 1559 D/DRc M12
328.MARG_328_011 East Mersea Book: Thomas Abell 1558 D/DRc M12
329.MARG_329_011 East Mersea Book: Works and Customs D/DRc M12
330.MARG_330_011 East Mersea Book: Owing to Cousin Jollye ERO D/DRc M12
331.MARG_331_011 East Mersea Book: Thomas Peare Expenses ERO D/DRc M12
351.East Mersea Births 1682 D/P 77/1/1
352.West Mersea Baptisms 1634
353.West Mersea Registers 9 1680 D/P 77/1/1
354.West Mersea Registers 10 1684 D/P 77/1/1
361.MARG_361_011 The Domesday of Inclosures 1517
401.MARG_401 Earliest written references to Mersea Island 894 etc
401.MARG_402 Charter of King Edward the Confessor 1046

KeywordsSH04, comyns
Published24 May 1628
SourceMersea Museum