Colchester (St Leonard), Essex, England

Colchester (Parish of St Leonard)

Colchester (Parish of St Leonard), Essex


St Leonard is one of a number of ancient parishes within the old borough of Colchester. Colchester became a city in September 2022.

Parish Church

The Parish (CoE) Church is St Leonard at the Hythe, now redundant, which can be seen here in Streetview on Google Maps.

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of fourteen Registers of Baptism (1542 - 1983), seventeen Marriage Registers (1542 - 1982) and eleven Burial Registers (1539 - 1939). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=C&selParish=189&selChurch=2257 (accessed 14 Apr 2023).

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east and south of St Leonard is the parish of Greenstead. To the south-west is Colchester St James. To the north-west is Colchester St Botolph.

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