Norwich Liberty of the Town Close, Norfolk Genealogy

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Guide to Norwich Liberty of the Town Close, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Norwich Liberty of the Town Close, Norfolk
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Norwich Borough
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Norwich
Registration District Norwich
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

History

An extra parochial area within Norwich.[1]

It is necessary to search neighbouring parishes

Eaton, Norfolk
Heigham, Norfolk
Lakenham St Mark, Norfolk
Norwich St Stephen, Norfolk

Census Records

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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

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Maps

England Jurisdictions 1851

References:

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 446-46.Date accessed:26 September 2013.