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[[England|<references />England]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hoxne Hundred, Suffolk|Hoxne Hundred]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk Parishes]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp;Metfield __NOTOC__<!-- The tag __TOC__ allows one to move the contents box anywhere on the page. The Tag __NOTOC__ removes the contents box from the page-->
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[[England|<references />England]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hoxne Hundred, Suffolk|Hoxne Hundred]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk Parishes]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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|footnote= size - 3.65 sq miles}}'''METFIELD''', a large village, 8 miles S.S.W. of Bungay, 5 miles E.S.E. of Harleston, and 7 miles W. by N. of Halesworth, has in its parish 702 souls, and 160 acres of land, including a common of 41a. It is now estimated at the annual value of L3726. Capt. Chas. Rayley, B.N., of Southwold, is lord of the manor of Metfield, but part of the parish is in the manors of Mendham and Walsham Hall. Captain Rayley owns a large estate here, and Metfield Hall, a moated farmhouse, which was rebuilt about five years ago. The rest of the parish belongs to Wm. Adair, E. Freeston, N. Micklethwaite, and J. Burkett, Esqs.; Lord Henniker, Lady Beresford, and several smaller proprietors. Mrs. Susan Godbold, who was born at Flixton, has resided here 80 years, and walked round the village on her 104th birth-day, Sept. 13th, 1843. The Church (St. John) is an ancient structure, with a tower and three bells, and the benefice is a donative, valued, in 1835, at £69..... &nbsp;[[Suffolk Gazetteers|William White, 1844 Gazetteer of Suffolk]], page 467 <ref>William White, 1844,  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; [[Suffolk_Gazetteers|page 467, Metfield]]</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; View a picture of the [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/41590129 Metfield Parish Church]<br>
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METFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, miles (S. E. by E.) from Harleston; The '''Independents''' have a place of worship.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51145#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 295-298. Date accessed: 20 June 2014</ref>  
 
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
If you [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|live in Suffolk]] then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].&nbsp;&nbsp; Refer to {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Metfield|subject|disp=Metfield}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.  
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If you [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|live in Suffolk]] then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].&nbsp;&nbsp; Refer to {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Metfield|subject|disp=Metfield}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the FamilySearch Catalog for available records.  
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''1813''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages?tab=2 Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#suffolkMarriages 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 9 December 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''1813''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#suffolkMarriages 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 9 December 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySuffolk.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 10 December 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySuffolk.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 10 December 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Suffolk/ 'Suffolk Coverage,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 3 December 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Suffolk/ 'Suffolk Coverage,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 3 December 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 4 December 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 4 December 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ TheGenealogist - (£)]<ref>[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ 'Parish Records,'] ''TheGenealogist,'' accessed 26 April 2014.</ref>
 
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The Parish Registers begin in 1559.&nbsp; They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; A copy of the registers from 1559 to 1900 can be purchased from the&nbsp; Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanry, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.&nbsp; [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=173-fc91&cid=0#0 Parish Chest records are considerable for Metfield].&nbsp;&nbsp; See [[Suffolk Church Records|Suffolk Church Record]] for further details.<br>
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The Parish Registers begin in 1559.&nbsp; They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; A copy of the registers from 1559 to 1900 can be purchased from the&nbsp; Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanry, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.&nbsp; [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=173-fc91&cid=0#0 Parish Chest records are considerable for Metfield].&nbsp;&nbsp; See [[Suffolk Church Records|Suffolk Church Record]] for further details.<br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] - see parish in context with surrounding parishes  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] - see parish in context with surrounding parishes  
*[[Suffolk Gazetteers]] - There are numerous online gazetteers
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*[[Suffolk Gazetteers]] - There are numerous online gazetteers  
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/Default.aspx British History Online] -METFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 3¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Harleston. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51145#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 295-298. Date accessed: 02 October 2013.</ref>
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/Default.aspx British History Online] -METFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 3¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Harleston. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51145#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 295-298. Date accessed: 02 October 2013.</ref>
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}  
 
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Parish History

{{Historical populations |width = 11em |shading = on |percentages = off |1801 |558 |1821 |682 |1841 |702 |1851 |651 |1871 |670 |1891 |500 |1901 |437

METFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 3¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Harleston; The Independents have a place of worship.[1]




Resources

If you live in Suffolk then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers.   Refer to Metfield and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Metfield is in Hoxne district. To search an index of Hoxne district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records.

Church records

Metfield, Suffolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[6]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[7]
Metfield, Suffolk Genealogy Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
1813 1813-1837
BOYD
1560-1837

IGI 1844-1845
JOIN
1560-1837

NBI

1559-1902
TGEN
1560-1837

The Parish Registers begin in 1559.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1559 to 1900 can be purchased from the  Suffolk Record Office.  For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanry, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.  Parish Chest records are considerable for Metfield.   See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Metfield from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of subscription and other websites. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to Metfield Censusin the catalogue.
There is statistical data available for the census years 1801 to 1931 that records the number of houses, families, people, and other statistical data for every parish in Suffolk.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details about the Census.

History

See Suffolk History: 'Note events that took place in the parish or affected the parish'

  • RAF Metfield - There was an airfield in Metfield during World War II; 1940's

Probate records

Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Metfield was the Archdeaconry of Suffolk; however, a person’s will or administration may have been probated in nearby courts or even in London. After 1858 it was in Ipswich District.  Refer to the Suffolk Probate Records article for further details.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 295-298. Date accessed: 20 June 2014
  2. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 December 2013.
  5. 'Suffolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 3 December 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.
  7. 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 26 April 2014.
  8. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 295-298. Date accessed: 02 October 2013.