Norwich St Paul, Norfolk Genealogy
Norwich St Paul is an ancient mediaeval round tower church within the city of Norwich and diocese of Norwich.
It was gutted by fire from incendiary bombs in 1942 and despite pleas for the tower to be preserved was demolished in the 1950's to form part of the City Ring Road.
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.
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
This parish does not appear on FamilySearch Historical Records (formerly known as Record Search) and the loading of images is a known issue awaiting engineering. A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Parish Registers are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication.
Parish registers for St. Paul's Church, Norwich, 1614-1943 Norfolk Record Office reference PD73/1-2 Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.
|Parish Register Content||FHL Film|
|Baptisms, 1614-1738, 1761-1771, 1783-1812. Burials, 1614-1738, 1761-1812. Marriages, 1614-1738, 1754-1812.||BRITISH 1305938|
|Marriages 1901-1911, 1926-1943.||BRITISH 993605 Items 1-2|
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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.
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?Norwich/Norwich.shtml
Also see: Norfolk Poor Law Unions
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
http://www.georgeplunkett.co.uk for historic photographs of the church