High Ongar, Essex

High Ongar

High Ongar, Essex


High Ongar is an Ancient Parish in the west-central part of the county of Essex.

High Ongar is approximately ten miles west of the county town of Chelmsford.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Mary the Virgin, which can be found here on Google Street View.

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of eight Registers of Baptism (1538 - 1961), sixteen Marriage Registers (1539-1990) and five Burial Registers (1539 - 1951). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=H&selParish=7437&selChurch=7469 (accessed 2 Jan 2023)

Adjacent (pre 1832) Parishes

The main part of High Ongar is split in two by Norton Mandeville. To the east is Willingale Spain and Blackmore. To the south is Stondon Massey and Kelvedon Hatch. To the west is Stanford Rivers, Greenstead and Chipping Ongar and Shelley. To the north is Fyfield. Another section of High Ongar is located to the west of Bobbingworth. It is also surrounded by Stanford Rivers to the south, North Weald to the west, Magdalen Laver to the north, and Moreton to the north-east.

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