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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Wimbotsham, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Norfolk
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| Hundred = Clackclose
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Downham/ Downham]
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| Registration District = Downham
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| PRbegin = 1562
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| BTbegin = 1698
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Norwich
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| Rural Deanery = Fincham
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=== Parish History  ===
  
WIMBOTSHAM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Downham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 1¼ mile (N. by E.) from Downham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51411#s19 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 584-592. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.</ref>
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WIMBOTSHAM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Downham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 1¼ mile (N. by E.) from Downham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51411#s19 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 584-592. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.</ref>  
  
 
<br> Wimbotsham St Mary is an Ancient parish in theFincham deanery of the&nbsp;Diocese of Norwich.  
 
<br> Wimbotsham St Mary is an Ancient parish in theFincham deanery of the&nbsp;Diocese of Norwich.  
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A Norman carrstone church with subsequent Victorian renovations.  
 
A Norman carrstone church with subsequent Victorian renovations.  
  
The modern parish is part of the Fincham and Feltwell deanery of the Diocese of&nbsp;Ely&nbsp;.<br>
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The modern parish is part of the Fincham and Feltwell deanery of the Diocese of&nbsp;Ely&nbsp;.  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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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| 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="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
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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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This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the Family History Library 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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This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue identifies the following Archdeacon's transcripts:
  
 
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| Baptisms, marriages and burials 1725-1812 <br>  
 
| Baptisms, marriages and burials 1725-1812 <br>  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
a.&nbsp; {{British Census|438850}}  
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{{British Census|438850}}  
  
 
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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.  
  
 
*[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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== Websites ==
 
 
[http://www.achurchnearyou.com/wimbotsham-st-mary/ http://www.achurchnearyou.com/wimbotsham-st-mary/]&nbsp;for information about the parish.
 
 
 
[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78388 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78388]&nbsp;Biritsh History online includes manorial history and list of Rectors
 
 
 
[http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-221470-church-of-st-mary-wimbotsham http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-221470-church-of-st-mary-wimbotsham]&nbsp;British Listed building
 
  
[http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/wimbotsham/wimbotsham.htm http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/wimbotsham/wimbotsham.htm]&nbsp;Norfolk Churches website  
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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/w/wimbotsham/ Wimbotsham] on GenUKI
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*[http://www.achurchnearyou.com/wimbotsham-st-mary/ Parish Info]
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78388 Manorial history and list of Rectors] British History online
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*[http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-221470-church-of-st-mary-wimbotsham British Listed building]
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*[http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/wimbotsham/wimbotsham.htm Norfolk Churches website]
  
== References ==
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== References ==
  
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{{reflist}} {{Norfolk}}  
  
[[Category:Norfolk]]
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[[Category:Norfolk Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 00:06, 21 May 2017

England
Norfolk
Norfolk Parishes
Wimbotsham


Guide to Wimbotsham, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Wimbotsham, Norfolk
St Mary, Wimbotsham, Norfolk .jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Clackclose
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Downham
Registration District Downham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1698
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Fincham
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History

WIMBOTSHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Downham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk, 1¼ mile (N. by E.) from Downham. [1]


Wimbotsham St Mary is an Ancient parish in theFincham deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.

A Norman carrstone church with subsequent Victorian renovations.

The modern parish is part of the Fincham and Feltwell deanery of the Diocese of Ely .

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

Wimbotsham, 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]
Wimbotsham, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1562-1812
1563-1688, 1725-1812
1563-1812
FS ATs 1725-1812 1725-1812 1725-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined

This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue identifies the following Archdeacon's transcripts:

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials 1725-1812
FHL BRITISH Film
1596300 Item 3

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.



http://www.btinternet.com/~e.c.apling/1891Census/Wimbotsham.htm transcript of 1891 census

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.

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 584-592. Date accessed: 12 August 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.