Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire Genealogy

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Guide to Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Staine
County Cambridgeshire
Poor Law Union Newmarket
Registration District Newmarket
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Camps
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Parish History

SWAFFHAM-BULBECK (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Newmarket, hundred of Staine, county of Cambridge, 6 miles (W. by S.) from Newmarket.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Swaffham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS BTs = FamilySearch Bishop's Transcripts - free[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
SWAFFHAM PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS BTs
1599-1857 1599-1837
1599-1857
PRTS

1558-1920


Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire : baptisms, 1558-1945; marriages, 1558-1643/4, 1647-1953; banns, 1757-1813; 1823-1887; burials, 1599-1887; burials in cemetery, 1886-1982 at FHL

Bishop's transcripts for Swaffham-Bulbeck, 1599-1857 at FHL

Non-Conformist Churches

Wesleyan Methodist

Census records

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 241225.


Probate records

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

Websites

Swaffham Bulbeck on GENUKI

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 280-283. Date accessed and adapted: 10 July 2013.
  2. FamilySearch Catalog. Accessed 12 April 2016.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.