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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)
Ashdon
All Saints (Burials 1558-1980-NBI)
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)
Bocking St Mary the Virgin (Burials 1558-1954-NBI)
Canewdon
St Nicholas (Burials 1636-1969-NBI)
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)
Sibil Hedingham (Baptisms 1560-1837-PR; Marriages 1599-1800-PR; Burials 1560-1837-PR)
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:

Barking St Margaret
Baptisms (FamilySearch.org; Essex Archives Online-Seax)
1813 Sep 19 Mary Sterry d. William Sterry​ & Ann, Barking, Miller's Labourer

Bowers Gifford, St Margaret of Antioch
Baptisms 1758-1812
[Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1786 Jun 19 Maria Steary d. John & Rose Steary

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)

Colchester All Saints
Marriages
[Boyd's Marriage Index has 1715; Essex Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1538-1812-Ancestry.com-Essex Archives]
1751 Nov 22 Peter Daw & Elz Sterry

Chrishall Holy Trinity
Marriages 1661-1809
[Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1691 Apr 5 William Lamar & Ann Sterry

Grays Thurrock St Peter & St Paul
Baptisms 1674-1778 [Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1717 Aug 16 William s. Robert and Mary Sterry
1721 Oct 21 Nathaniel s. Robert and Mary Sterry
1723/24 Jan 9 Mary d. Robert and Mary Sterry
1726 Jun 24 Margaret d. Robert and Mary Sterry

Grays Thurrock St Peter & St Paul
Marriages 1674-1778
[Essex Archives Online-Seax; Boyd's Marriage Index; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
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; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1719 Dec 18 Nathaniel Sterry, a child
1726/27 March 15 Mary the Wife and Mary the daughter of Robert Sterry were buried
1734 Sep 9 John Sterry
1750 Apr 16 Nathaniell Sterry
1754 Apr 14 Robert Sterry

Great Burstead St Mary Magdalene
Burials
1627-1857 [NBI; 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; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1710/11 Mar 9 John Sterry, a recruit

Havering-atte-Bower St John the Evangelist
Baptisms
(Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Seax)
#1800 Nov 1 Wasey s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry

Henham St Mary the Virgin
Baptisms 1741-1812 [Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
#1777 May 28 (born May 20) Ellen d. Wasey and Eleanora Sterry
#1778 May 4 (born Apr 25) Mary d. Wasey and Eleanora Sterry

Henham St Mary the Virgin
Burials
1539-1878 [NBI; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
#1779 Feb 8 Wasey Sterry, Vicar of this Parish

Hornchurch St Andrew
Marriages
[Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Sea]
#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

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

Little Thurrock St Mary the Virgin
Baptisms
1654-1858 [Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1715 John s. Robert and Mary Steery
1750 Sep 9 Stephen s. Margaret Sterry
1752 Nov 6 John Monk & Margaret Sterry

Romford St Edward
Baptisms
(Essex Archives Online-Seax; Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image)
#1796 Dec 23 Ellen Benge d. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry
#1798 May 4 Charles s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry
#1802 Nov 2 William s. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry
#1804 Mar 13 Frances d. Benjamin Wasey and Mary Sterry

Romford St Edward
Marriages 1610-1732; 1783-1787
(Boyd's Marriage Index; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Walter Smith 'The Sterry Family'; IGI; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image)
1575 Oct 14 John Sterrye & Maria Storye
1713 Oct 13 Robert Sterry of Greys Thurrock, single man & Mary Wood of this parish. Banns.
1783 Nov 7 Matthew Saggers & Elizabeth Steary

Romford St Edward
Burials 1730-1937
[NBI; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image; Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182]
#1798 Oct 4 Charles Sterrey
1810 Dec 22 Mr. Wasey Sterry [only on Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1811 Jan 5 Mr Wasey Sterry [only on Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1812 Dec 5 Mr Masey Sterry [only on Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1822 Sep 20 Elizabeth Stearry, Romford Workhouse, age 85
#1826 Apr 14 Mary Sterry, Romford, 59
#1830 Jun 3 Benjamin Wasey Sterry, Romford, 64
#1842 Jul 23 Wasey Sterry, Upminster, 41
#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
1695-1771 (Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Seax; Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image)
#1767 May 14 [born 9 Apr] Benjamin Wasey Sterry s. Wasey and Mary Sterry
#1769 Mar 5 [born Mar 4] Thomas Johnson son of Wasey Sterry & Mary his wife born the preceeding day
#1771 Jun 9 (born May 13) Samuel Henry son of Wasey Sterry & Mary his wife

South Weald St Peter
Burials 1538-1939 [NBI; Essex Archives Online-Seax]
1813 Sep 16 John Steary, Noke Hill, age 84

Stansted Mountfitchet St Mary the Virgin and St John the Evangelist
Baptisms 1558-1683 [Ancestry.com: Essex Record Office-no image]
1627 Aug 5 Richard s. Simon Sterry

Thaxted St John the Baptist, Our Lady & St Lawrence
Marriages
(IGI; FamilySearch; 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

Upminster St Laurence
Baptisms
[Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Seax]
#1833 Dec 19 [born 2 Sep] Wasey s. Wasey & Frances Sterry , Upminster, Solicitor
#1835 Aug 14 [born 20 Nov 1834] Francis s. Wasey & Frances Sterry, Upminster, Solicitor
#1839 Jan 12 [born 10 Dec 1838] Arthur s. Wasey & Frances Sterry, Upminster, Solicitor
#1840 May 22 [born Apr 20] Frances d. Wasey & Frances Sterry , Upminster, Solicitor

Upminster St Laurence
Marriages
[Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Seax]
#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 [Also in Boyd's Marriages]
#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; Howard's Visitation of England and Wales (1895), i, pp180-182; Essex Archives Online-Seax]
#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.
#1858 Jul 29 Wasey Sterry, Camberwell, aged 24

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

Legend:

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