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Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|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. {{expand section|Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non conformist and other types of church records. Also add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the [[FHLC]]. To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FHL Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FHL catalogue]]}}
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*Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|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. 
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*[http://felshamhc.onesuffolk.net/assets/Uploads/BaptismsinFelsham1835-1841.pdf Transcription of Parish Records for Felsham, Suffolk: Baptisms 1835-1841]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:21, 29 April 2013

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Parish History

FELSHAM (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Stow, hundred of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (S. S. W.) from Woolpit. [1]


Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.

Resources

If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries.  For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at LDS Family History Centres.  Refer to the parish and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.

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

Census records

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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.


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 228-230.