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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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WIGGENHALL (St. Germans), a '''parish''', in the union of Downham, hundred of Freebridge-Marshland, W. division of Norfolk, 4¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Lynn. There are places of worship for '''Wesleyans''' and '''Primitive Methodists'''. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51406#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 571-575. Date accessed: 06 August 2013.</ref><br>
  
 
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Records for this parish are depoisted at [[Wisbech & Fenland Museum]]  
 
Records for this parish are depoisted at [[Wisbech & Fenland Museum]]  
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/wiggenhall_st_germans.htm http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/wiggenhall_st_germans.htm]&nbsp;for images of the church and baptism transcripts Norfolk Baptism Project
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[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/wiggenhall_st_germans.htm http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/wiggenhall_st_germans.htm]&nbsp;for images of the church and baptism transcripts Norfolk Baptism Project  
  
 
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Revision as of 02:40, 8 November 2013

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Parish History

WIGGENHALL (St. Germans), a parish, in the union of Downham, hundred of Freebridge-Marshland, W. division of Norfolk, 4¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Lynn. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists. [1]

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.

  • Downham 1837-1974

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

Records for this parish are depoisted at Wisbech & Fenland Museum

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/wiggenhall_st_germans.htm for images of the church and baptism transcripts Norfolk Baptism Project

Census records

a. 

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.


Poor Law Unions

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Downham Poor Law Union

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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 571-575. Date accessed: 06 August 2013.