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ESSEX PARISH REGISTERS

 

The following parishes records have been searched without finding any STERRYS:

Ashen (Baptisms 1560-1813, Marriages 1558-1837 & Burials 1558-1652 -Modern Transcript)
Ballingdon
(Baptisms 1615-1812, Marriages 1696-1812 & Burials 1620-1812 -Modern Transcript)
Balchamp Otton
(Baptisms 1578-1812, Marriages 1578-1837 & Burials 1578-1837 -Modern Transcript)
Belchamp St Pauls
(Baptisms 1538-1778, Marriages 1538-1837 & Burials 1538-1800 -Modern Transcript)
Farnham
(Baptisms 1559-1804 - Modern Transcription)
Foxearth (Baptisms 1551-1617, 1705-1812; Marriages 1705-1812; Burials 1705-1812-PR)
Helions Bumpstead (Baptisms 1559-1812, Marriages 1559-1837 and Burials 1558-1812 -Modern Transcript)
Leyton Parish Church plus St John Baptist's Chapel (Baptisms, Marriages & Burials 1820-1849)
Liston (Baptisms 1599-1812, Marriages 1602-1837 & Burials 1599-1812 - Index)
Stock Harward (Baptisms, Marriages & Burials 1563-1700)
Waltham Abbey Paradise Row Baptist (Births/Baptisms 1799-1818-IGI)
Woodford (Burials 1638-1812)


Monumental inscriptions for the following parishes have been checked without finding any Sterrys:
Bulmer
Chelmsford London Rd
Colne Engaine
Fairstead
Faulkbourne
Frating
Great Warley
Lexden
Mucking St John Baptist
Rainham, St Helen & St Giles
Rivenhall
Tolleshunt Knights
Wennington, St Mary and St Peter
Witham

The following parishes have been searched and have located STERRYS or similar:

Ashdon All Saints
Burials 1558-1980 [NBI]
1657 Jan 30 [daughter] Stary [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. STACYE not STARY]
1659 Jan 24 Alemenrt Stary [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. STACYE not STARY. Forename is unclear: _flemens?]

Barking St Margaret
Baptisms (FamilySearch.org)
1813 Sep 19 Mary Sterry d. William Sterry​ & Ann, Barking, Miller's Labourer [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Bocking St Mary the Virgin
Burials 1558-1954 [NBI]
1617 May 16 Johnes Starie? [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1617 May 16 Johnes Stare filius Willm Stare sepult]
1623 Jan 23 Anna Starie? [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1622/23 Jan 23 Anna Stare uxus Gulielm Stare sepulta]

Bradwell Juxta Mare St Thomas

The IGI lists one marriage:
1661 May 2 Emma Starey married Thomas Gelding [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Surname is STASEY]

Canewdon St Nicholas
Burials 1636-1969 [NBI]
1768 Mar 20 Eliz Starey? [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Surname is STARVY]

Chelmsford
Baptisms
(FamilySearch.org)
**1905 Jul 30 Evelyn Mary d Arthur James Sterry & Mabel Florence

Chelmsford
Burials

There is a Sterry Will listed for Chelmsford:
1829 Eleonona Sterry, wid, Billericay, 245 BR33

There is a War Memorial at Chelmsford St Mary the Virgin (Catherdral) for an Annie Sterry in 1942 (ref. C22). Found on familyhistoryonline website.

Chigwell St Mary the Virgin
Marriages

The IGI lists one marriage:
1610 Sep 3 Richard Stary & Jane ___? [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Surname is probably STACY. Surname of spouse illegible.]

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1610 STARY Ric & Jane ..., Chigwell

Colchester All Saints

There are Boyd's Marriage Index entries [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Entries not located]:
1690 STIRIE Savil & An Ball, Colchester AS
1715 STERRY Elz & Peter Daw, Colchester AS

Colchester St Botolph

There are Boyd's Marriage Index entries:
1605 STERE Emme & Rob Polhill, Colchester Bot
1610 STERE Mary & Tho Hawkins, Colchester Bot

Colchester St Nicholas

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1689 STERRY Wm & Mary Rainham, Colchester Nic [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1689 Dec 26 William Sterre & Mary Raynham]

Grays Thurrock St Peter & St Paul
Marriages
There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1747 STERRY Nath & Elz Sach, Grays Thurrock [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1748/49 Jan 10 Nathaniell Sterry, Batchelour & Elizabeth Sach, Single woman were married by banns]

Grays Thurrock St Peter & St Paul
Burials 1674-1955 [NBI]
1719 Dec 18 Nathaniel Sterry, a child [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
1727 Mar 15 Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax: 1726/27 March 15 Mary the Wife and Mary the daughter of Robert Sterry were buried]
1734 Sep 9 John Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
1754 Apr 14 Robert Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Great Burstead St Mary Magdalene
Burials
1627-1857 [NBI]
#1773 Apr 7 Mary Sterry (Also found on familyhistoryonline website as MI; Family Search.org provides additional information on this entry: "wife of Wasey Sterry") [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1773 Apr 7 Mary Wife of the Reverd Wasey Sterry, Clerk
#1829 Feb 2 Eleonora Sterry aged 80]

Harwich St Nicholas
Burials 1559-1989 [NBI]
1710/11 Mar 9 John Sterry, a recruit [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Havering-atte-Bower St John the Evangelist
Baptisms

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following baptisms at Havering:
1800 Nov 1 Wasey s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Henham St Mary the Virgin
Marriages

The IGI lists one marriage:
#1795 Dec 8 Samuel Henry Sterry and Mary Dowley [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Entry not located. See St Thomas, Southwark, Surrey]

Henham St Mary the Virgin
Burials
1539-1878 [NBI]
#1779 Feb 8 Wasey Sterry, Vicar of this Parish [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Hornchurch St Andrew
Marriages

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following marriage at Hornchurch:
#1822 May 16 Henry Tweed of the parish of Romford, Bachelor & Mary Johnson Sterry of the parish of Romford. Licence. Both signed. Wit: Wasey Sterry, Wasey Sterry jnr., Wm[?] Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin
Marriages

Walter Smith's book The Sterry Family lists a marriage in this parish:
1634 Thomas STERRY Married Phillippa TERRANCE at Kelorden

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1634 Sterry Tho & Phillip Temance, Kelvedon [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1634 May 7 Thomas Scoray? of parish of Ballington and Phillipe Ternance? of Henny Magna]

Langham St Mary
Burials
1678-1979 [NBI]
1930 May 17 Leonard William Sterry aged 51

Lexden St Leonards
Marriages [Parish Register-Seax Essex Archives Online]
##1784 Aug 7 Samuel Starey of the parish of St Ann, Westminster in the county of Middlesex, Batch & Elizabeth Coleman of this parish, spinster.  By Licence. Both signed.  Wit: Peggy Starey, Thos Starey

Messing

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1610 STERE Su & Will Root, Messing

Romford St Edward
Baptisms

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following baptisms at Romford:
#1796 Dec 23 Ellen Benge d. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. IGI has Benjamin Massey. This is incorrect.]
#1798 May 4 Charles s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry [IGI has Baptised Apr 1798. This is incorrect. Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1802 Nov 2 William s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Also in IGI]
#1804 Mar 13 Frances d. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Also in IGI]

Romford St Edward
Marriages

Walter Smith's book The Sterry Family lists a marriage in this parish:
1713 Oct 13 Robert Sterry of Greys Thurrock, single man & Mary Wood of this parish. Banns.[Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Also in IGI]

There are Boyd's Marriage Index entries:
1575 STERRY Jn & Maria Story, Romford [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1575 Oct 14 John Sterrye & Maria Storye]
1713 STERRY Rob & Mary Wood, Romford

Romford St Edward
Burials1813-1937
[NBI]; also Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182
#1798 Oct 4 Charles Sterrey [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
1822 Sep 20 Elizabeth Stearry, Romford Workhouse, age 85 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1826 Apr 14 Mary Sterry, Romford, 59 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1830 Jun 3 Benjamin Wasey Sterry, Romford, 64 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1842 Jul 23 Wasey Sterry, Upminster, 41 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1842 Jul 23 Son Sterry, buried in family vault [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. No such entry located.]

There are Monumental Inscriptions in St Edward's, Romford:
#STERRY (in church) Benjamin (62) 1830
#STERRY (in church) Maria (59) 1826
#STERRY (in church) Wasey (41) 1842

Shenfield St Mary the Virgin
Baptisms

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following baptisms at Shenfield:
#1767 May 14 [born 9 Apr] Benjamin Wasey Sterry s. Wasey and Mary Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1769 Mar 5 [born Mar 4] Thomas Johnson son of Wasey Sterry & Mary his wife born the preceeding day [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1771 Jun 9 (born May 13) Samuel Henry son of Wasey Sterry & Mary his wife [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Sibil Hedingham
Baptisms 1560-1837
(PR)
1632 Mar 24 Martha d. Thos Steares

Sibil Hedingham
Marriages 1599-1800
(PR)
1783 Apr 29 Thomas Barnard & Mary Steare

Sibil Hedingham
Burials 1560-1837
(PR)
Nil

South Weald St Peter
Burials 1538-1939 [NBI]
1813 Sep 16 John Steary, Noke Hill, age 84 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Thaxted St John the Baptist, Our Lady & St Lawrence
Marriages

The IGI lists a marriage:
1790 Nov 26 Ann STERRY married Francis PATIENT (Also on FamilySearch.org) [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1790 Nov 26 Francis Patient, Batchelor of parish of Danbury, Labourer in county of Essex and Ann Sterry of parish of Thraxted, Spinster. By Licence. Both put their marks. Wit: Francis Braid, Wm Freeman. Pauper.]

Tillingham St Nicholas
Burials 1561-1935 [NBI]
1704 ___ William Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1703/04 Mar 3 William s. Hannah Sarry, wid of Bradwell]

Upminster St Laurence
Baptisms

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following baptisms at Upminster:
#1833 Dec 19 [born 2 Sep] Wasey s. Wasey & Frances Sterry , Upminster, Solicitor [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1835 Aug 14 [born 20 Nov 1834] Francis s. Wasey & Frances Sterry, Upminster, Solicitor [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1839 Jan 12 [born 10 Dec 1838] Arthur s. Wasey & Frances Sterry, Upminster, Solicitor [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1840 May 22 [born Apr 20] Frances d. Wasey & Frances Sterry , Upminster, Solicitor [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Upminster St Laurence
Marriages

Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182 lists the following marriage at Upminster:
#1836 Jun 14 Thomas George Norris of the precinct of Bedford in the City of Exeter, a Bachelor & Ellen Benge Sterry of this parish, a Spinster. Licence. Both signed. Wit: Wasey Sterry, Willm Sterry, Frances Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. Also in Boyd's Marriages]
#1851 Jul 29 Luther Holden and Frances Sterry [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax. 1851 Jul 29 Luther Holden, 34, Bachelor, [Profession] F.R.C.S. [Abode] Ely Place London [Father] Henry Augustus Holden, Clerk & Frances Sterry, full age, Spinster, Upminster, [Father] Benjamin Wasey Sterry, Solicitor. Licence. Both signed. Wit: William Rose Holden, M. A. Cler, Samuel Henry Sterry]

Upminster St Laurence
Burials
1543-1897 [NBI]; also Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182
#1836 Dec 24 The third born son of Wasey Sterry of this parish, Solicitor and Francis his wife, Upminster, 5 months. Note. The death of this infant before baptism was sudden and accidental. It's interment in the chancel was attended by me F R Holdren, Rector. See item in the old register. [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]
#1858 Jul 29 Wasey Sterry, Camberwell, aged 24 [Checked against parish register on Essex Archives Online-Seax.]

Wivenhoe

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry:
1649 STERE Dan & Rose Hamton, Wyvenhoe

There is a Boyd's Marriage Index entry for a Quaker marriage, parish not indicated:
#1799 STERRY Jos & An Hix, Friends

The following baptism is from BTs for Essex and has no parish specified (FamilySearch.org)
1620 Jan 30 Elizabeth d James Starrey & Elizabeth

Legend:

# = Ruardean, Surrey, UK line
** = Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK
## = Burford, Shropshire, UK line