Norfolk, England Genealogy

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This article is about the county in England. For the city in the US state of Virginia, see Norfolk (Independent City), Virginia. For other uses of the term "Norfolk", see Norfolk (disambiguation).

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Guide to Norfolk ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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County Information

Norfolk is a maritime county located in the middle eastern part of England

"The county contains 743 parishes, parts of 3 others, and 7 extra-parochial places...  all in the diocese of Norwich. The assizes are held at Norwich; and quarter-sessions, at Norwich, Swaffham, and Walsingham...  The places of worship, in 1851, were 719 of the Church of England, 49 of Independents, 67 of Particular Baptists, 3 of General Baptists, 6 of New Connexion General Baptists, 15 of Baptists undefined, 15 of Quakers, 7 of Unitarians, with 1, 213 of Wesleyan Methodists, 1 of New Connexion Methodists, 254 of Primitive Methodists, 2 of Bible Christians, 2 of the Wesleyan Association, 44 of Wesleyan Reformers, 2 of Lady Huntingdon's Connexion, 1 of Sandemanians, 1 of the New Church, 19 of isolated congregations, 13 of Latter Day Saints, 6 of Roman Catholics, and 2 of Jews...   (John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).  For the full account go to Vision of Britain). 

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Norfolk parishes:
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Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Norfolk.  From this map you will be able to determine the Civil Registration District, Deanery, Poor Law Union, Hundred, Probate District, of every parish.

Civil Registration Districts

List of Norfolk Civil Registration Districts

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