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Essex Record Office

Essex County Council

Some 2,300 manuscript maps. ca.150 county and OS maps (all scales). Printed and manuscript maps of the County.

Publications include Catalogue of Maps in the Essex Record Office, 1556-1855 (F.G. Emmison, 1947) and supplements (1952, 1964, 1968); County Maps of Essex, 1576-1852 (F.G. Emmison, 1955); one-inch scale reproduction of Atlas of Essex (1777); Essex on the Map: the 18th century Land Surveyors of Essex (A. Stuart Mason, 1990).

Online catalogue SEAX at


Wharf Road CHELMSFORD Essex CM2 6YT

Main contact

Telephone number

01245 244644

Opening hours

Mon 9000-2030; Tue-Thurs 0900-1700; Fri, Sat 0900-1600. Closed an additional day at Christmas


Prior appointment not necessary. CARN reader's ticket


Photocopying, photography (film and digital) and microfilming available, subject to conservation requirements


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