The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 5
W.R. Powell (editor)
Provides a thematic account of the growth of metropolitan Essex since 1850. Also contains topographical accounts of Barking, Ilford, Dagenham and other areas of Essex now within greater London.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 6
Includes parishes of Becontree hundred now within the London boroughs of Newham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. These include West and East Ham, Walthamstow and Wanstead. The rest of the hundred is treated in volume 5.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 7
Covers the ancient parishes, formerly within the liberty of Havering-atte-Bower and now within the London borough of Havering, and those in Chafford hundred in western Essex now bordering London. It includes accounts of Hornchurch, Romford, Havering and Rainham.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 8
W. R. Powell (editor), Beryl A. Board, Nancy Briggs, J. L. Fisher, Vanessa A. Harding, Joan Hasler, Norma Knight, Margaret Parsons,
Accounts of the parishes of Chafford and Harlow hundreds, including Brentwood, Harlow and Thurrock.
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 9
The Borough of Colchester
Janet Cooper, C R Elrington (Editors), A P Baggs, Beryl Board, Philip Crummy, Claude Dove, Shirley Durgan, N R Goose, R B Pugh, Pamela Studd, C C Thornton
The volume, the first full-scale, comprehensive and scholarly history of the ancient borough of Colchester to be published, describes the life of the oldest and for long the largest town in Essex from the Iron Age to 1990.