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== Parish History  ==
  
== Parish History  ==
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RANWORTH (St. Helen), a '''parish''', in the union of Blofield, hundred of Walsham, E. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Acle. There is a place of worship for '''Baptists'''. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 633-638. Date accessed: 07 May 2013.</ref>
  
Ranworth St Helen is an Ancient Parish in the Blofield deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.  
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<br> Ranworth St Helen is an Ancient Parish in the Blofield deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.  
  
 
The 14th century church of St. Helen's has a fine 15th century painted rood screen and a rare Antiphoner. It is a Grade I listed building  
 
The 14th century church of St. Helen's has a fine 15th century painted rood screen and a rare Antiphoner. It is a Grade I listed building  
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From the top of Ranworth church's 100 ft. tall tower one can see many of the broads and rivers.(see 360 degree tour in Web Links below)  
 
From the top of Ranworth church's 100 ft. tall tower one can see many of the broads and rivers.(see 360 degree tour in Web Links below)  
  
Known as the "Cathedral of the Broads" it has over 100,000 visitors a year and is one of the most visited parish churches in England.<br><br>
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Known as the "Cathedral of the Broads" it has over 100,000 visitors a year and is one of the most visited parish churches in England.<br><br>  
  
[http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/ranworth/ranworth.htm Norfolk Churches] provides additional information and photos of St. Helen, Ranworth.
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[http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/ranworth/ranworth.htm Norfolk Churches] provides additional information and photos of St. Helen, Ranworth.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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  
  
Images of the parish register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)<br>Norfolk Record Office reference PD 243<br>
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Images of the parish register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)<br>Norfolk Record Office reference PD 243<br>  
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/ranworth.htm 1813-1880 Baptisms online Norfolk Baptism Project ]transcription of records.
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[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/ranworth.htm 1813-1880 Baptisms online Norfolk Baptism Project ]transcription of records.  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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[http://apling.freeservers.com/1891Census/RanworthWithPanxworth.htm 1891 Census Surname List]&nbsp;provided by Pat Greetham.  
 
[http://apling.freeservers.com/1891Census/RanworthWithPanxworth.htm 1891 Census Surname List]&nbsp;provided by Pat Greetham.  
  
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==== Land Records  ====
  
==== Land Records ====
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[http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=556 1597 Subsidy Taxes] courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archives.
  
[http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=556 1597 Subsidy Taxes] courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archives.
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==== Poor Law Unions <br>  ====
  
==== Poor Law Unions <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&nbsp;[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml]<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&nbsp;[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml]<br>
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The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.<br>Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.<br>Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates<br>  
  
The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.<br>Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.<br>Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates<br>
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[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]  
 
 
[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]
 
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
[http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/funstuff/360/ranworth_church.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/funstuff/360/ranworth_church.shtml]&nbsp;360 degree tour <br>
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[http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/funstuff/360/ranworth_church.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/funstuff/360/ranworth_church.shtml]&nbsp;360 degree tour <br>
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http://www.achurchnearyou.com/ranworth-st-helen/ for information about the parish<br>
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http://www.norwich.anglican.org/church?deanery=2&amp;p=0 Blofield Deanery<br>  
  
http://www.achurchnearyou.com/ranworth-st-helen/ for information about the parish<br>
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http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/ranworth/ranworth.htm Norfolk Churches website<br>  
  
http://www.norwich.anglican.org/church?deanery=2&amp;p=0 Blofield Deanery<br>
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http://www.tournorfolk.co.uk/ranworth.html<br>  
  
http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/ranworth/ranworth.htm Norfolk Churches website<br>
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== Reference ==
  
http://www.tournorfolk.co.uk/ranworth.html<br>
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Parish History

RANWORTH (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Blofield, hundred of Walsham, E. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Acle. There is a place of worship for Baptists. [1]


Ranworth St Helen is an Ancient Parish in the Blofield deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.

The 14th century church of St. Helen's has a fine 15th century painted rood screen and a rare Antiphoner. It is a Grade I listed building

From the top of Ranworth church's 100 ft. tall tower one can see many of the broads and rivers.(see 360 degree tour in Web Links below)

Known as the "Cathedral of the Broads" it has over 100,000 visitors a year and is one of the most visited parish churches in England.

Norfolk Churches provides additional information and photos of St. Helen, Ranworth.

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.

  • Blofield 1837-1938
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

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 register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 243

1813-1880 Baptisms online Norfolk Baptism Project transcription of records.

Census records

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.


1891 Census Surname List provided by Pat Greetham.


Land Records

1597 Subsidy Taxes courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archives.

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?Blofield/Blofield.shtml

The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.
Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.
Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates

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.bbc.co.uk/norfolk/funstuff/360/ranworth_church.shtml 360 degree tour

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/ranworth-st-helen/ for information about the parish

http://www.norwich.anglican.org/church?deanery=2&p=0 Blofield Deanery

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

http://www.tournorfolk.co.uk/ranworth.html

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 633-638. Date accessed: 07 May 2013.