Essex Society for Archaeology and History
This class of books and papers do not relate directly to the history of the Society but have been deposited by members or their beneficiaries. The index is being made publicly available for the first time. We welcome enquiries from members of the Society.
Transcription. Book of the Half-Yearly Visitations of The Archdeaconry of Colchester in the Years 1587 & 1588
“Labelled Volume XX in the Chelmsford Registry.”
The original document is now in the Essex Record Office (ERO D/ACV/1). There are also transcripts by Browne (ERO D/AZ 1/3) and Clark (ERO D/AZ 2/26). In Transactions of the EAS ‘New Series’, Vol XIX Part 1, Page 1, there is an item on ‘Records of the Archdeaconries of Essex and Colchester’.