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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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FORDHAM, a '''parish''', in the union of Downham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (S.) from Downham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50967 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 248-250.</ref><br>
  
 
Fordham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
 
Fordham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
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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  
 
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  
  
[[Norfolk Record Office]]&nbsp;reference PD 381/ 1-3<br>
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[[Norfolk Record Office]]&nbsp;reference PD 381/ 1-3<br>  
  
This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication<br>
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This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication<br>  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/ www.workhouses.org.uk] and about Downham: [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Downham/Downham.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Downham/Downham.shtml]<br>
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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/ www.workhouses.org.uk] and about Downham: [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Downham/Downham.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Downham/Downham.shtml]<br>  
  
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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sheilawb/kellys_1908_Fordham.htm<br>  
 
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Parish History

FORDHAM, a parish, in the union of Downham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (S.) from Downham. [1]

Fordham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

The Original medieval church tower collapsed into the nave and was rebuilt from the stone to form the present church.

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.

  • Downham  1837-1974

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

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 381/ 1-3

This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication

Content
Film
Baptisms and burials 1725-1812 Marriages 1755-1812
FHL BRITISH Film
1526808 Item 8


Census records

a. 

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.


Poor Law Unions

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

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

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

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sheilawb/kellys_1908_Fordham.htm

Resources

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 248-250.