Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk Genealogy
|Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk|
|Poor Law Union||Freebridge Lynn|
|Registration District||Freebridge Lynn|
|Parish registers: 1755|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
FLITCHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 9 miles (N. E.) from Lynn. 
St Mary is an Ancient parish in the diocese of Norwich.
The church in common with others in the Sandringham Estate area benefited from the renovation funded by the patronage of the Royal Family.
Flitcham has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085 where its , its population, land ownership and productive resources were extensively detailed In the survey Flitcham is recorded by the name of Flicham, Phlicham and Plic(e)ham. The main tenants being the Bishop of Bayeux, William de Warenne and Robert and Ranulf Fitz Walter from Roger Bigot. The survey also list that there are 4 mills, a church, 3 acres of meadow, paunage for 27 swine, 3 cows, 1 beast for carriage and 180 sheep. In the Domesday Book the size of woodland was normally given as the number of swine a wood could support in this case 27 pigs.
The name Flitcham (Felix ham) may be associated with Felix of Burgundy http://www.localancestors.com/FamousPeople/Cambridgeshire/FelixofBurgundy.html and a mission to the area. Flitcham with Appleton or Flitcham cum Appleton is an Eclesiastical parish created in the early 1700's from Flitcham Ancient Parish and Appleton Ancient parish.
The ruins of Appleton St Mary are within the parish.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
- Freebridge Lynn 1837-1938
- King's Lynn 1939-1974
Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk Genealogy Online Records|
Browse Bishop's Transcript Images on FamilySearch
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 556/ 1-11
This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue identifies the following Archdeacon's transcripts:
| Baptisms 1600-1611, 1623-1636, 1668-1811 Marriages and burials 1600-1611, 1623-1636, 1668-1812
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
1526742 Item 13
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 438857.
Poor Law Unions
Freebridge Lynn 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk 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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- Flitcham cum Appleton on GenUKI
- Flitcham cum Appleton parish
- for photographs of the church
- for photos of the ruins of St Mary Appleton
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 244-248. Date accessed: 19 September 2013.
- Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 24 February 2014.
- 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
- 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
- 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 10 February 2014.
- Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes, n.d.; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- 'England, Norfolk, Church of England Bishops' Transcripts Parish Search/Flitcham cum Appleton', FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 11 April 2016.