Orsett, Essex


Orsett, Essex


Orsett is an ancient parish located in the very south of the county of Essex.

Orsett is approximately twenty miles south of the county town of Chelmsford. The port of Tilbury is approximately five miles south south west. The town of Brentwood is about eleven miles to the north north west and Basildon is seven miles to the north east.

Parish Church

The Parish (CofE) Church is St Giles and All Saints, which can be found here on Google Street View

Parish Registers

Essex Archives shows a holding of seven Registers of Baptism (1669 - 1963), twenty-five Marriage Registers (1670 - 2020) and six Burial Registers (1669 - 1970). For additional detail see https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/ParishRegisters.aspx?selAlphabet=O&selParish=10267&selChurch=10298 (accessed 28 Sep 2023)

Adjacent (Pre 1832) Parishes

To the east of Orsett lies Horndon on the Hill and Mucking. To the south is Chadwell St Mary, Little Thurrock, and Grays Thurrock. To the west are Stifford and South Oakendon. To the north is Bulphan.

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