Classes of documents in the public record office used

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A History of the County of Essex: Volume 9, the Borough of Colchester. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1994.

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Clerks of Assize
ASSI 35 Indictments
Court of Bankruptcy
B 3 Files
B 4 Docket Books (Registers)
C 1 Proceedings, Early
C 44 Tower series
C 47 Miscellanea
C 54 Close Rolls
C 60 Fine Rolls
C 66 Patent Rolls Inquisitions post mortem
C 133 Series I, Edw. I
C 134 Edw. II
C 138 Hen. V
C 139 Hen. VI
C 141 Ric. III
C 142 Series II
C 143 Inquisitions ad quod damnum
C 258 Writs of Certiorari
C 260 Recorda
Court of Common Pleas
CP 25(2) Feet of Fines, Series II
Board of Customs and Excise
CUST 21 Miscellaneous Books
Exchequer, Treasury of the Receipt
E 32 Forest Proceedings
Exchequer, King's Remembrancer
E 101 Accounts, Various
E 122 Customs Accounts
E 126 Decrees and Orders, Series IV
E 134 Depositions taken by Commission
E 149 Inquisitions post mortem, Series I
E 159 Memoranda Rolls
E 163 Minute Books, Miscellanea
E 178 Special Commissions of Inquiry
E 179 Subsidy Rolls, etc.
E 190 Port Books
Exchequer, Augmentation Office
E 301 Certificates of Colleges and Chantries
E 310 Particulars for Leases
E 317 Parliamentary Surveys
E 318 Particulars for Grants
Department of Education
ED 15 Private Schools, Returns
ED 21 Elementary Education, School Files
ED 32 Special School Files
ED 35 Secondary Education, Institution Files
ED 49 Elementary Education, Endowment Files
Home Office
HO 45 Correspondence and Papers, Domestic and General, Registered Papers
Census Papers
HO 107 Population Returns
HO 129 Ecclesiastical Returns
IND 1 Institution Books
Board of Inland Revenue
IR 18 Tithe Files
Justices Itinerant, Assize and Gaol Delivery Justices, etc.
JUST 1 Eyre Rolls, Assize Rolls, etc.
JUST 3 Gaol Delivery Rolls
Court of King's Bench
KB 2 Affidavits (Supplementary)
KB 9 Ancient Indictments Plea Rolls
KB 27 Coram Rege Rolls
KB 28 Crown Rolls
KB 145 Recorda
MFQ 74 Map in WO 44/61
MPB 33 Map in E 178/6990
Ministry of Health
MH 13 General Board of Health and Local Government Act Office, Correspondence
Privy Council
PC 2 Registers
Prerogative Court of Canterbury
PROB 11 Registered Copy Wills
Court of Requests
REQ 2 Proceedings
Registrar General
RG 9 Census Returns, 1861
RG 10 1871
RG 11 1881
RG 31 Register of Places of Worship, 1689-1852
Special Collections
SC 6 Ministers' and Receivers' Accounts
SC 8 Ancient Petitions
State Paper Office State Papers Domestic
SP 12 Eliz. I
SP 14 Jas. I
SP 16 Chas. I
SP 18 Interregnum
SP 23 Committee for Compounding with Delinquents
SP 29 Chas. II
Court of Star Chamber
STAC 2 Proceedings, Hen. VIII
War Office
WO 44 Ordnance Office, In-letters
WO 79 Private Collections, Various