St Mary the Virgin, Ardleigh

Ardleigh is mentioned in Domesday Survey and is a parish and railway station on the Eastern Union railway, in the Tendring hundred and union, 4½ miles north from Colchester, 3½ miles southeast from Manningtree, 26 miles northeast from Chelmsford, 12½ miles southwest from Ipswich, 16 miles from Harwich steam boat station, 30 miles from Bury, and 55½ miles from London, on the road to Manningtree. The parish contains 4,905 acres. Population in 1861 was 1,580.
Kelly’s Directory of Essex, 1862



Ardleigh baptisms DP 263-1-1 1555-1666

Ardleigh burials DP 263-1-1 1555-1663

Ardleigh marriages DP 263-1-1 1555-1663

Further registers for Ardleigh are included in the FreeREG database.

  • Ardleigh is part of the Tendring Hundred