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== Parish History  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Norfolk
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| Hundred = Freebridge-Marsh-Land
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| Poor Law Union = Wisbech
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| Registration District = Wisbeach
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| PRbegin = 1597
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| BTbegin = 1600
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Norwich
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| Archdeaconry =  
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| Rural Deanery = Lynn
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| Parish =  
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Norfolk Record Office]]
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Contributor: Add a general overview of the history of this parish. It can be a few sentences or a couple of paragraphs.<br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
Walsoken All Saints is a Norman church and Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.
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WALSOKEN (All Saints), a '''paris'''h, in the union of Wisbech, hundred of Freebridge-Marshland, W. division of Norfolk. The '''Primitive Methodists''' have a place of worship. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51372#s20 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 444-449. Date accessed: 30 July 2013.</ref>
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<br> Walsoken All Saints is a Norman church and Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.  
  
 
The church yard is in two Counties due to the county boundary irregularity.  
 
The church yard is in two Counties due to the county boundary irregularity.  
  
Most of the parish is in Cambridgeshire and much of the church yard!
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Most of the parish is in Cambridgeshire and much of the church yard!  
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Resources  ==
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
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{{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" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/nfk/frontpage.shtml 'Norfolk Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 27 February 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ATs''' = {{RecordSearch|1824688|England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM625-XM9%3A160239801%3Fcc%3D1824688 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = {{RecordSearch|1823613|England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1823613|'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</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/Norfolk/ 'Norfolk Coverage,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 11 February 2014.</ref>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1600-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1600-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1824688|'''1600-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''1603-1812''']
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This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication<br>
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| Baptisms, marriages and burials 1600-1608, 1623-1636, 1668-1812 <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1526745 Item 1<br><br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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.
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{{British Census|438858}}
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
== Web sites ==
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Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
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== Websites ==
[[Category:England]] [[Category:Norfolk]]
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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/w/walsoken/ Norfolk: Walsoken] on GenUKI
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== References ==
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{{reflist}} {{Norfolk}}
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[[Category:Norfolk]]

Revision as of 23:20, 18 July 2014

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Walsoken, Norfolk
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Freebridge-Marsh-Land
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Wisbech
Registration District Wisbeach
Records begin
Parish registers: 1597
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lynn
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History

WALSOKEN (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Wisbech, hundred of Freebridge-Marshland, W. division of Norfolk. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship. [1]


Walsoken All Saints is a Norman church and Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

The church yard is in two Counties due to the county boundary irregularity.

Most of the parish is in Cambridgeshire and much of the church yard!

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.

Church records

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS ATs = England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS BTs = England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
Walsoken, Norfolk Genealogy Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1600-1812
1600-1812
1600-1812
FS ATs 1600-1812 1600-1812 1600-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
JOIN
1603-1812

This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials 1600-1608, 1623-1636, 1668-1812
FHL BRITISH Film
1526745 Item 1

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.


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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 444-449. Date accessed: 30 July 2013.
  2. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 27 February 2014.
  3. 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  4. 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  5. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 11 February 2014.