Horham, Suffolk

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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Suffolk]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Hoxne Hundred, Suffolk|Hoxne Hundred]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk Parishes|Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Horham  
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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'''HORHAM''', a scattered village, 5 miles S.E. of Eye, and 7 1/2 miles N.N.E. of Debenham, has in its parish 442 souls, and 1433a. 2R. 11P. of land. Sir E. Kerrison, Bart., is lord of the manors called Horham, Thorpe Hall-with- Wooten, and Horham Jernegans&nbsp;; but a great part of the soil belongs to Thos. Green, Esq.&nbsp;; Alex. Denovan, Esq.; and the Crowe, Depper, Naylor, and several other families. Sir Herbert Jernegan, who died in 1239, had his seat here; but his son removed to Stonham, and the grandson of the latter to Somerleyton. The Church (St. Mary) is a neat ancient structure, with a large embattled tower, containing eight bells. The south porch has a handsome Norman arch, and the east window is richly decorated with stained glass, of which there are also some fragments in the other windows. The font is a much admired relic of antiquity&nbsp;; as also is the <u>Parish Chest</u>, which a entirely covered with iron plates tin and hoops....&nbsp; ....The Baptists have a small chapel here....&nbsp; [[ Suffolk_Gazetteers#Bibliography|William White, 1844,  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; page 458</u>    {{-}} {{notice|'''Project members''': Refer to [[Talk:Suffolk|Suffolk Discussion Page]] for details about developing this page. }}
  
'''HORHAM''', a scattered village, 5 miles S.E. of Eye, and 7 1/2 miles N.N.E. of Debenham, has in its parish 442 souls, and 1433a. 2R. 11P. of land. Sir E. Kerrison, Bart., is lord of the manors called Horham, Thorpe Hall-with- Wooten, and Horham Jernegans&nbsp;; but a great part of the soil belongs to Thos. Green, Esq.&nbsp;; Alex. Denovan, Esq.; and the Crowe, Depper, Naylor, and several other families. Sir Herbert Jernegan, who died in 1239, had his seat here; but his son removed to Stonham, and the grandson of the latter to Somerleyton. The Church (St. Mary) is a neat ancient structure, with a large embattled tower, containing eight bells. The south porch has a handsome Norman arch, and the east window is richly decorated with stained glass, of which there are also some fragments in the other windows. The font is a much admired relic of antiquity&nbsp;; as also is the <u>Parish Chest</u>, which a entirely covered with iron plates tin and hoops....&nbsp; ....The Baptists have a small chapel here....&nbsp; [[ Suffolk_Gazetteers#Bibliography|William White, 1844,  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; page 458</u>
 
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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+Horham|subject|disp=Horham}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.  
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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+Horham|subject|disp=Horham}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.  
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Prior to 1858 the [[Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes H through K|primary court that had jurisdiction]] over Horham 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.
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Prior to 1858 the [[Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes H through K|primary court that had jurisdiction]] over Horham 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  ==
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*[[Suffolk Gazetteers]] - There are numerous online gazetteers
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/Default.aspx British History Online] - HORHAM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 2 miles (S. W.) from Stradbroke. There is a place of worship for Baptists.&nbsp;<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51044#s7 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 547-550.</ref>
  
 
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Parish History

HORHAM, a scattered village, 5 miles S.E. of Eye, and 7 1/2 miles N.N.E. of Debenham, has in its parish 442 souls, and 1433a. 2R. 11P. of land. Sir E. Kerrison, Bart., is lord of the manors called Horham, Thorpe Hall-with- Wooten, and Horham Jernegans ; but a great part of the soil belongs to Thos. Green, Esq. ; Alex. Denovan, Esq.; and the Crowe, Depper, Naylor, and several other families. Sir Herbert Jernegan, who died in 1239, had his seat here; but his son removed to Stonham, and the grandson of the latter to Somerleyton. The Church (St. Mary) is a neat ancient structure, with a large embattled tower, containing eight bells. The south porch has a handsome Norman arch, and the east window is richly decorated with stained glass, of which there are also some fragments in the other windows. The font is a much admired relic of antiquity ; as also is the Parish Chest, which a entirely covered with iron plates tin and hoops....  ....The Baptists have a small chapel here....  William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk; page 458

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 Horham and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Horham 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 1594.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1594 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 considerable for Horham.   See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Horham 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 Horham 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 Horham 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 547-550.