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Parish History

STRADBROOK, or Stradbroke (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 5¾ miles (E.) from Eye[1] Also see[2]  View Pictures of Stradbroke Parish Church

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 Stradbroke and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Stradbroke 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.The Hoxne Poor Law Union also included the same parishes.  The Union Work House was located in Stradbroke.

Church records

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

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (FindMyPast) - (£)[3]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[5]
Stradbroke, Suffolk Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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1813 1813-1837
BOYD
1538-1754

NBI

1538-1901

The Parish Registers begin in 1538.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1538 to 1900 can be purchased from the  Suffolk Record Office.  For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanry, Archdeaconry of Suffolk. Parish Chest records are lacking for Stradbroke.   See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Stradbroke 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 Stradbroke, England, 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.

Probate records

Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Stradbroke 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.

The Workhouse

Stradbroke was where the Hoxne Union Workhouse was located. It was built in 1835.  Forcing people into a workhouse instead of outdoor relief caused riots in the years following it being built. In 1851 there were 314 people there.

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
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    • British History Online - STRADBROOK, or Stradbroke (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 5¾ miles (E.) from Eye. Here is a place of worship for Baptists.[6]

Websites

Wikipedia
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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51312#s1 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 238-244. Date accessed: 25 September 2014.
  2. William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk; page 469-472
  3. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  4. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.
  6. Samuel A. Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 238-244. Date accessed: 09 October 2013.

 

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