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Dallinghoo Wield

Guide to Dallinghoo Wield, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Dallinghoo Wield, Suffolk
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wilford
County Suffolk
Poor Law Union Woodbridge
Registration District Woodbridge
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Suffolk Record Office

Parish History

DALLINGHOE WEALD, was originally created as an extra-parochial chapel residing in the parish of Dallinghoe, in the Woodbridge registration district, Suffolk; and 2½ miles W by S of Wickham-Market. [1]

"Dallinghoo, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles W from Wickham-Market Junction station on the G.E.R., and 2^ W by S of Wickham Market. There is a post office under Wickham-Market; money order and telegraph office, Wickham-Market. Acreage, 1536 ; population, 260. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; value, £240. The church is an ancient building of flint and stone, chiefly in the Perpendicular style. Dallinghoe Weald, formerly extra-parochial, is now a parish in Woodbridge district, with an area of 33 acres".[2]
 Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.


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Civil Registration

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Church records

Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the Suffolk Church Records article for further details.

Census records

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Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Suffolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. John Marius Wilson, Dallinghoo Weald Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 24 September 2013.
  2. Brabner, John Henry Fryden, The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, published: London, 1894-5. Date accessed: 13 March 2013.