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Acton, is a '''parish''' in Sudbury district, Suffolk; it is near the river Stour, 2½ miles N E of Sudbury railway station. <ref>Wilson, John Marius, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=928540 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales] (1870-72).  Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref><br>  
 
Acton, is a '''parish''' in Sudbury district, Suffolk; it is near the river Stour, 2½ miles N E of Sudbury railway station. <ref>Wilson, John Marius, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=928540 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales] (1870-72).  Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref><br>  
  
==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 {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Acton|subject|disp=Acton}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.  
 
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 {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Acton|subject|disp=Acton}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.  
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Acton is an Ancient Parish in this county. This parish is located in the hundred of Babergh.[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SFK/Acton/ Genuki.org.uk ]provides additional details.&nbsp;''[http://www.suffolkchurches.co.uk/acton.html Suffolk Churches]'' add more information and photos of ''All Saints'' Church. Parish Registers are available in microfilm from the [https://familysearch.org/search/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&fed=false&collectionId=&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=England,+Suffolk,+Acton&author_givenName=&author_surname=&subjectCountTotal=5&uri=http%3A//catalog-search-api%3A8080/www-catalogapi-webservice/search%3Fquery%3Dsubject_id%3A426318%26count%3D50&subjectId=426318 Family History Library] and can be ordered and viewed at a local Family History Center. The original registers are located at the [http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/LeisureAndCulture/LocalHistoryAndHeritage/SuffolkRecordOffice/ContactUsLocations/ Suffolk Record Office ]in Bury, St. Edmunds.  
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Acton is an Ancient Parish in this county. This parish is located in the hundred of Babergh.[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SFK/Acton/ Genuki.org.uk ]provides additional details.&nbsp;''[http://www.suffolkchurches.co.uk/acton.html Suffolk Churches]'' add more information and photos of ''All Saints'' Church. Parish Registers are available in microfilm from the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/83889?availability=Family%20History%20Library Family History Library] and can be ordered and viewed at a local Family History Center. The original registers are located at the [http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/sro Suffolk Record Office ]in Bury, St. Edmunds.  
  
 
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Parish History

Acton, is a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; it is near the river Stour, 2½ miles N E of Sudbury railway station. [1]

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 Acton and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.

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

Acton is an Ancient Parish in this county. This parish is located in the hundred of Babergh.Genuki.org.uk provides additional details. Suffolk Churches add more information and photos of All Saints Church. Parish Registers are available in microfilm from the Family History Library and can be ordered and viewed at a local Family History Center. The original registers are located at the Suffolk Record Office in Bury, St. Edmunds.

Census records

There are census records available for Acton from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of subscription and other websites. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to Acton Censusin the catalogue.
There is statistical data available for the census years 1801 to 1931 that records the number of houses, families, people, and other statistical data for every parish in Suffolk.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details about the Census.

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

References

  1. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date accessed: 16 September 2013.