Athelington, Suffolk

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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Suffolk]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Suffolk Parishes|Parishes]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Athelington
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[[England|<references />England]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hoxne Hundred, Suffolk|Hoxne Hundred]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk Parishes]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp;Athelington  
 
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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{{Historical populations
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|1801 |70
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|1821 |100
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|1841 |111
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|1851 |117
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|1871 | -
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|1891 |106
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|}}ATHELINGTON, or Allington, 4 miles S.E. of Eye, is a small parish of scattered houses, containing only 111 souls, and 487a. 36p. of fertile land, nearly all freehold, and belonging to Thomas Green, Esq., of Sidmouth. The Hall is a neat residence, occupied by a farmer. The Church (St. Peter) is a small ancient structure, with a tower and three bells. The benefice is a discharged rectory, valued in K.B. at £6. 14s. 2d., and now having a yearly modus of £150, and 13a. 3r. 12p. of glebe, of which 1a. is in Horham. The patronage is in the Crown, and the Rev. R. B. Exton, of Cretingham, is the incumbent. Before the Reformation, the prior and convent of Butley were patrons. The Poor's Land, 1a. 3r., is let for £1.16s. a year, which is applied with the poor rates. Two boys from this parish are sent to the endowed free school at Worlingworth. The principal inhabitants are, Thomas Betts, maltster, and brick and tile maker; David Pettit, carpenter&nbsp;; and Fras. Baldry, Grove; Robert Garrard, (Athelington Hall,) Richard Hawes, and Robert Hawes, farmers. [[Suffolk Gazetteers#1844_Gazetteer|William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; page 450. <ref>William White, 1844,  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; [[Suffolk_Gazetteers|page 450, Athelington]]</ref>&nbsp; View Picture of [http://www.panoramio.com/photo/21196991 Athelington Parish Church]  
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{{Geographic location |title = '''Neighbouring Parishes''' |
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Center = Athelington |
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North =  [[Horham, Suffolk|Horham]] |
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Northeast =  [[Wilby, Suffolk|Wilby]]|
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East = [[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]] |
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Southeast = [[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]] |
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South =  |
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Southwest = [[Southolt, Suffolk|Southolt]] |
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West = [[Redlingfield, Suffolk|Redlingfield]]|
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Northwest =
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
*{{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Athelington|subject|disp=Athelington}} in the Family History Library Catalog
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If you [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|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 [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].&nbsp;&nbsp; Refer to {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Athelington|subject|disp=Athelington}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
Athelington is in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SFK/RegDists.shtml#Hoxne Hoxne district]. To search an index of Hoxne district records go to [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. The [[Suffolk Civil Registration|Suffolk Civil Registration]] article tells more about these records.
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Athelington is in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SFK/RegDists.shtml#Hoxne Hoxne district]. To search an index of Hoxne district records go to [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. The [[Suffolk Civil Registration|Suffolk Civil Registration]] article tells more about these records.  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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There are census records available for Athelington from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of [[England Census Records and Indexes Online|subscription and other websites]]. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to {{FHL|Athelington, England, Census|subject|disp=Athelington Census}}in the catalogue.<br> 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 Suffolk. <br>Refer to the [[Suffolk Census|Suffolk Census]] wiki article for details about the Census.  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Suffolk Probate Records|Suffolk Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Prior to 1858 the [[Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with A|primary court that had jurisdiction]] over Athelington was the [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk|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..&nbsp; Refer to the [[Suffolk Probate Records|Suffolk Probate Records]] article for further details.  
  
 
== 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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*[[Suffolk 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 items.
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*National gazetteers provide a brief description of each place
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**[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/Default.aspx British History Online] - Athelington (St. Peter), is a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hoxne, the E. division of Suffolk, it is 6 miles S. E. from Eye.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 108-112. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50769  Athelington]</ref>
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 maps] - see parish in context with surrounding parishes also determine various ecclesiastical and civil jurisdictions for this parish
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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* [http://goo.gl/maps/ASe2t  Athelington on Google maps] - see lay of the land as it is today
  
 
== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
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England  Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk   Gotoarrow.png  Hoxne Hundred Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk Parishes Gotoarrow.png Athelington

Parish History

Historical populations
Year Pop.
1801 70
1821 100
1841 111
1851 117
1871 -
1891 106
ATHELINGTON, or Allington, 4 miles S.E. of Eye, is a small parish of scattered houses, containing only 111 souls, and 487a. 36p. of fertile land, nearly all freehold, and belonging to Thomas Green, Esq., of Sidmouth. The Hall is a neat residence, occupied by a farmer. The Church (St. Peter) is a small ancient structure, with a tower and three bells. The benefice is a discharged rectory, valued in K.B. at £6. 14s. 2d., and now having a yearly modus of £150, and 13a. 3r. 12p. of glebe, of which 1a. is in Horham. The patronage is in the Crown, and the Rev. R. B. Exton, of Cretingham, is the incumbent. Before the Reformation, the prior and convent of Butley were patrons. The Poor's Land, 1a. 3r., is let for £1.16s. a year, which is applied with the poor rates. Two boys from this parish are sent to the endowed free school at Worlingworth. The principal inhabitants are, Thomas Betts, maltster, and brick and tile maker; David Pettit, carpenter ; and Fras. Baldry, Grove; Robert Garrard, (Athelington Hall,) Richard Hawes, and Robert Hawes, farmers. William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk; page 450. [1]  View Picture of Athelington 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 Athelington and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Athelington is in Hoxne district. To search an index of Hoxne district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records.

Church records

The Parish Registers begin in 1694.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1694 to 1900 can be puchased 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 Athelington.   See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Athelington 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 Athelington Censusin the 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 Suffolk.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details about the Census.

Probate records

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

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 items.
  • National gazetteers provide a brief description of each place
    • British History Online - Athelington (St. Peter), is a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, the E. division of Suffolk, it is 6 miles S. E. from Eye.[2]

Web sites

References

  1. William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; page 450, Athelington
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 108-112. Athelington