Burgh Castle, SuffolkEdit This Page
From FamilySearch Wiki
Guide to Burgh Castle, Suffolk family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Burgh Castle St Peter and Saint Paul is an Ancient parish in the diocese of Norwich and the county of Suffolk. BURGH, CASTLE (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Yarmouth. 
If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries; however , for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers. Refer to Burgh Castle and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.
Burgh Castle, Suffolk parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|Burgh Castle, Suffolk Parish Online Records|
The Parish Registers begin in 1694. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. A copy of the registers from 1694 to 1900 can be purchased from the Suffolk Record Office. For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Lothingland Deanry, Archdeaconry of Suffolk. See Suffolk Church Record for further details.
a. Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474640. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Burgh Castle 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.
- ↑ Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 431-437. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.
- ↑ Wikipedia contributors, 'Burgh Castle,' Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgh_Castle, accessed 8 February 2014.
- ↑ Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- ↑ 'Suffolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 3 December 2013.
- ↑ 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 8 February 2014.
- ↑ 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.
- This page was last modified on 7 March 2014, at 21:35.
- This page has been accessed 1,263 times.
New to the Research Wiki?
In the FamilySearch Research Wiki, you can learn how to do genealogical research or share your knowledge with others.Learn More