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Parish History

HERRINGFLEET (St. Margaret), a parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 6 miles (N. W. by W.) from Lowestoft. [1]

Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.

Church Records

The parish registers combined with those for Ashby St Mary, Norfolk from 1553 and Gunton from 1734 are available in images on Record Search.

Census Records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474640.

Poor Law Unions

Registration Districts

Herringfleet is in Mutford district. To search an index of Mutford district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records. Civil Registration began in 1837.


England Jurisdictions 1851


  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 491-497.


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