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Question #1. Are some records not correctly matched with their source parish?
Answer #1: There are known problems as follows:
- Some records have been attributed to the wrong parish;
- The source parish for some records may not be listed among Norfolk parishes;
- A parish that is not the source of any records in the collection may be wrongly listed among Norfolk parishes.
The following lists the records not correctly matched with their source parish.
- Thurlton > 1731-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials included with the Thurlton Parish collection are actually Thurton Parish records. In the future, Thurton will be listed among Norfolk parishes, and its records linked to it.
- Caistor St. Edmonds > 1600-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials included with the Caistor St. Edmonds Parish collection are actually Caistor Parish records. (Caistor Parish is sometimes referred to on these records as “Caister Next Yarmouth” and “Caister Next Great Yarmouth.”) In the future, Caistor will be listed among Norfolk parishes, and its records linked to it.
- South Lynn > 1600-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials included for South Lynn Parish are actually Little Massingham records. There are no South Lynn Parish records in the Norfolk Archdeacon’s Transcripts collection. In the future, the parish name “South Lynn” will be replaced by “Little Massingham.”
Question #2. Is there a list of Parish collections that are misspelled or that have missing or duplicate images.
Answer #2: Parish collections that are misspelled or that have missing or duplicate images:
- Bunwell > 1725-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials. The records from Mar 1792-Mar 1794 were either not filmed or are missing from the source documents.
- Scoulton > 1602-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials: Image 57 of 88 is a duplicate of Image 56 and are records for 1780. Records for 1781 are missing.
- Grimingham with Trunch > 1725-1811 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials: Grimingham should be written Gimingham
Question #3: Where are the records for Norfolk > Wood-Dalling > 1601-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials for the period of Easter 1787 to Easter 1788?
Answer #3: The Easter 1787 to Easter 1788 records for Wood-Dalling are misplaced and are located at Norfolk > Sparham > 1601-1812 > Baptisms, Marriages, Burials > Image 65 of 98.
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