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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
FRANSHAM, GREAT (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union of Mitford and Launditch, hundred of Launditch, W. division of Norfolk, 6¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Swaffham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50971#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 259-263. Date accessed: 19 March 2013.</ref><br>
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FRANSHAM, GREAT (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union of Mitford and Launditch, hundred of Launditch, W. division of Norfolk, 6¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Swaffham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50971#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 259-263. Date accessed: 19 March 2013.</ref>
Great Fransham&nbsp; All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Brisley deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.
 
 
  
Hit by a flying bomb in the Second World war it was restored but is now redundant and is within the modern parish of [[Little Fransham, Norfolk]] Dereham in Mitford deanery of the Diocese of Norwich  
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<br> Great Fransham&nbsp; All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Brisley deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.
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<br> Hit by a flying bomb in the Second World war it was restored but is now redundant and is within the modern parish of [[Little Fransham, Norfolk]] Dereham in Mitford deanery of the Diocese of Norwich  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Parish History

FRANSHAM, GREAT (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Mitford and Launditch, hundred of Launditch, W. division of Norfolk, 6¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Swaffham. [1]


Great Fransham  All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Brisley deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.


Hit by a flying bomb in the Second World war it was restored but is now redundant and is within the modern parish of Little Fransham, Norfolk Dereham in Mitford deanery of the Diocese of Norwich

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.

  • Mitford 1837-1938
  • East Dereham 1939-1974

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

Images of the parish registers may be viewed online in Historic Records (formerly Record Search) Norfolk Record Office reference PD 683

Census records



Poor Law Unions

Mitford &Launditch      http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/norf/mitford_and_launditch_workhouse.htm

Records of the Mitford and Launditch Poor Law Union1776-1948
Norfolk Record Office C/GP 14
Extent 137 pieces
The following parishes comprised the 1836 union: Bawdeswell, Beeston, Beetley, Billingford, East Bilney, Bintry, Brisley, Bylaugh, Colkirk, Cranworth, East Dereham, Great Dunham, Little Dunham, North Elmham, Elsing, Foxley, Great Fransham, Little Fransham, Garvestone, Gately, Gressenhall, Guist, Hardingham, Hockering, Hoe, Horningtoft, Kempstone, Letton, East Lexham, West Lexham, Litcham, Longham, Lyng, Mattishall, Mattishall Burgh, Mileham, Oxwick with Pattesley, Reymerstone, Rougham, Scarning, Shipdham, Southburgh, Sparham, Stanfield, Swanton Morley, Thuxton, Tittleshall, East Tuddenham, North Tuddenham, Twyford, Weasenham All Saints, Weasenham St Peter, Wellingham, Wendling, Westfield, Whinburgh, Whissonsett, Wood Rising, Worthing, Yaxham.
All fifty parishes of Mitford and Launditch Hundreds were incorporated in 1775 under the terms of An act for the better relief and employment of the poor within the hundreds of Mitford and Launditch, 15 Geo. III, cap. 59. In 1801 the parish of East Dereham separated from the Incorporation, but in 1836 all fifty original parishes plus ten from Eynesford Hundred joined together in a new union. The House of Industry belonging to the old incorporation, built at Gressenhall in 1776-1777, was repaired and altered in 1836 to become the new Union Workhouse. Mitford and Launditch Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 10 in 1930.

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://www.greatfransham.churchnorfolk.com/ for information about the parish

http://www.norwich.anglican.org/church?deanery=8 Derehma in Mitford Deanery website

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/greatfransham/greatfransham.htm Norfolk Churches website

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 259-263. Date accessed: 19 March 2013.