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England  Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk   Gotoarrow.png  Hoxne Hundred Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk Parishes

Historical populations
Year Pop.
1801 972
1821 1,066
1841 1,333
1851 1,262
1871 -
1891 938

Parish History

HOXNE (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 3¼ miles (N. E.) from Eye.[1]


Resources

If you live in Suffolk then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers.   Refer to Hoxne and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Hoxne was in Hoxne district till 1907 at which time it was moved into Hartismere District. In 1907 Hoxne district was abolished. To search an index of Hoxne or Hartismere district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records.  While the district had been created in 1837 for the purpose of recording births, deaths , and marriages, the Hundred had been in existence for hundreds of years for administrative, military, and judicial purposes.

Church records

Hoxne, Suffolk parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (findmypast) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[6]
Hoxne, Suffolk Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
1813 1813-1837
BOYD
1581-1837

JOIN
1548-1837

NBI

1548-1900
TGEN
1548-1837

The Parish Registers begin in 1572.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1572 to 1900 can be purchased from the  Suffolk Record Office.  For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanery, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.  Parish Chest records are considerable for Hoxne. The Suffolk Family History Society has published a CD containing the baptisms for every parish in Hoxne Deanery covering the time period of 1813 to 1900. See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Hoxne from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of subscription and other websites. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to Hoxne Census in the library catalogue.
There is statistical data available for the census years 1801 to 1931 that records the number of houses, families, people, and other statistical data for every parish in the county.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details.

Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act ... 1831 Census free google ebook
Hoxne- 1890 acres or 3 Sq. miles

Employment

Houses
Agriculture
Trade
Other
Persons
159
149
99
9
1243

Probate records

Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Hoxne was the Archdeaconry of Suffolk; however, a person’s will or administration may have been probated in nearby courts or even in London. After 1858 it was in Ipswich District.  Refer to the Suffolk Probate Records article for further details. Note: Hoxne shares a border with the Archdeaconry of Sudbury.

Maps and Gazetteers

  • Suffolk Gazetteers and Directories from 1839 to 1909 - Suffolk Gazetteers and directories provide a brief history and description of each parish and lists principal residents. They mention the farmers and tradesman in each parish and the nearest market towns among other things of interest.
  • National Gazetteers provide a brief description of each place

Websites

References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 566-569. Date accessed: 2 May 2014.
  2. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  4. 'Suffolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 3 December 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records,' TheGenealogist, accessed 26 April 2014.
  7. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 566-569. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.

 

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