South Elmham All Saints, Suffolk Genealogy

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ELMHAM, SOUTH (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Wangford, E. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (N. W.) from Halesworth. This parish rectory, was annexed with that of St Nicholas.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50945#s16 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 161-164. Adapted. Date accessed: 27 March 2013.</ref>
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== Parish History  ==
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ELMHAM, SOUTH (All Saints), '''a parish''', in the union and hundred of Wangford, E. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (N. W.) from Halesworth. This parish rectory, '''was annexed with that of St Nicholas Parish'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50945#s16 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 161-164. Adapted. Date accessed: 27 March 2013.</ref>
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{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}} Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.
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== Resources  ==
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If you live in '''[[Suffolk]]''' you will have access to a variety of resources at [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|local archives and libraries]].&nbsp; For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|LDS Family History Centres]].&nbsp; Refer to {{H:title|copy and paste Parish link from FHL Catalogue to this place. |Suffolk_in_the_FHL_Catalog|label= the parish |link=yes|dotted=yes|external=no}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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<u>South Elmham</u> was in '''Wangford''' district. To search an index of Wangford district records go to [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. The [[Suffolk Civil Registration|Suffolk Civil Registration]] article provides more details about these records. Civil Registration began in 1837.
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==== Church records  ====
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Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|Suffolk Record Office]]. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the [[Suffolk Church Records]] article for further details. {{expand section|Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non conformist and other types of church records.  Also add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the [[FHLC]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FHL Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FHL catalogue]]}}
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==== Census records  ====
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a. {{British Census|474644}}
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==== Probate records  ====
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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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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== Reference  ==
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Contents

Parish History

ELMHAM, SOUTH (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Wangford, E. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (N. W.) from Halesworth. This parish rectory, was annexed with that of St Nicholas Parish.[1]

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

Resources

If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries.  For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at LDS Family History Centres.  Refer to the parish and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.

Civil Registration

South Elmham was in Wangford district. To search an index of Wangford district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article provides more details about these records. Civil Registration began in 1837.

Church records

Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the Suffolk Church Records article for further details.

Census records

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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 474644.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 161-164. Adapted. Date accessed: 27 March 2013.