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BEIGHTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union of Blofield, hundred of Walsham, E. division of Norfolk, 2 miles (S. W. by S.) from Acle. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50790#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 199-203.  
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BEIGHTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union of Blofield, hundred of Walsham, E. division of Norfolk, 2 miles (S. W. by S.) from Acle. <ref>&lt;ref&gt;Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50790#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 199-203.</ref>  
 
 
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Beighton All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A picture of this church is provided by [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21514 Maureen Mitchell].<br>  
 
Beighton All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A picture of this church is provided by [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21514 Maureen Mitchell].<br>  
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Parish History

BEIGHTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Blofield, hundred of Walsham, E. division of Norfolk, 2 miles (S. W. by S.) from Acle. [1]

Beighton All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A picture of this church is provided by Maureen Mitchell.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


 

Land Records

1597 Subsidy Taxes courtesy of Norfolk Transcription Archive

Poor Law Unions

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.
Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.
Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates.

Probate records

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

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


Reference

  1. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 199-203.

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