Oulton, Suffolk Genealogy

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Parish History

OULTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the incorporation and hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 3 miles (W.) from Lowestoft.[1]

Oulton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Suffolk.

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 Oulton and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.

Civil Registration

Oulton is in Mutford district. To search an index of Mutford district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article provides more details. Civil Registration began in 1837.

Church records

  • Parish Records: 1564
  • Bishop Transcripts: 1698


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.


England Jurisdictions 1851
Vision of Britain

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 491-495

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