Publications

Copies of our publications are available to purchase in the Essex Record Office Searchroom, or you can request copies to be sent to you in the post by writing to us at FriendsofHistoricEssex@hotmail.co.uk

Printed Maps of Essex from 1576

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The ancient county of Essex is represented in many maps from the sixteenth century onwards, a large number of which can be found today at the Essex Record Office. This well-illustrated volume by map expert Peter Walker comprehensively lists and evaluates the ERO’s printed map collection and will be a wonderful companion for any historian of the county or map enthusiast.

£12.50 when purchased from the Searchroom

£15 if you would like a copy sent by post (incl P&P to UK addresses – other charges will apply for postage of more than one copy, or to overseas addresses)

 

The Parishes of Essex

parish-map-frontispiece-copyThis new edition of the popular Essex parishes map was published by the Friends of Historic Essex to mark its Diamond Jubilee in 2013. The map shows an outline of the historic parishes of Essex, simple and clear for easy reference or for annotating as a working aid. On the reverse of the map is a facsimile of the ‘Parochial Guide 1840’ giving an alphabetical list of Essex parishes, and showing to which electoral division, hundred or poor law union each belonged.

£2 when purchased from the Searchroom

£3 if you would like a copy sent by post (incl P&P to UK addresses – other charges will apply for postage of more than one copy, or to overseas addresses)

 

The Fighting Essex Soldier: Recruitment, war and society in the fourteenth century

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The wars of the fourteenth-century English kings with France and Scotland resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of men involved in warfare on land and sea. This book draws upon new research to identify and analyse these soldiers at all social levels in the specific context of the county of Essex.

Edited by Dr Christopher Thornton, Dr Jennifer Ward and Neil Wiffen

£18.99, available from the University of Hertfordshire Press website