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== Parish History  ==
 
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Alby St Ethelbert is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich.  
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Alby St Ethelbert is an Ancient '''Parish''' in the diocese of Norwich.&nbsp;Alby with Thwaite is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.<ref>http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/alby/alby.htm</ref>
  
The parish was supported by The Earl of Orford and other local landowners. The village is some way distant from the church and largely an agricultural one.
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Alby&nbsp;is a parish, in the union of Aylsham, and the hundred of South Erpingham, Norfolk, it is&nbsp;4¾ miles N E from Aylsham.&nbsp;It was originally&nbsp;called Oslby, and is intersected by the road from Aylsham to Cromer, it includes the hamlets of Alby Common and Alby Hill.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 20-26. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50747</ref>&nbsp;
 
 
Alby with Thwaite is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The parish straddles the A140 some 10 km south of Cromer and 30 km north of Norwich, including the settlements of Alby and Thwaite.  
 
 
 
For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.  
 
 
 
[http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/alby/alby.htm Norfolk Churches] provides additional information on this parish.
 
 
 
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http://www.achurchnearyou.com/alby-st-ethelbert/ for information about the parish<br>
 
http://www.achurchnearyou.com/alby-st-ethelbert/ for information about the parish<br>

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Parish History

Alby St Ethelbert is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich. Alby with Thwaite is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.[1]

Alby is a parish, in the union of Aylsham, and the hundred of South Erpingham, Norfolk, it is 4¾ miles N E from Aylsham. It was originally called Oslby, and is intersected by the road from Aylsham to Cromer, it includes the hamlets of Alby Common and Alby Hill.[2] 

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.

Registration Districts
  • Aylsham 1837-1938
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

There are no images at FamilySearch Historical Records for this parish due to absence of microfilming for the parish. The parish register collection does not include the Archdeacon's transcripts which may be ordered on microfilm at a Family History Centre.

Original registers deposited at the Norfolk Record Office ALBY  parish reference (PD 543)
Original registers 1558-1983 1558-1983 1558-1981 1755-1812,
1822-1978
Microform 1558-1983 1558-1983 1558-1981 1755-1812,
1822
Archdeacon’s and Bishop’s transcripts
1600-1933 1600-1837 1600-1933.

Archdeacons transcripts some early entries in Latin

Other Content FHL Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials 1600-1610, 1623-1633, 1665-1812 Marriages 1600-1610, 1623-1633, 1665-1811 BRITISH 1526778 Item 15

See also

England Norfolk Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops’ Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Non-Conformist Churches

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 438854.


 

1881 Public houses details

1891 Census Surname Index courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archives

Land Records

1597 Subsidy Taxes courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archives

Probate records

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.

Poor Law Unions

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/alby/alby.htm
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 20-26. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50747

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/alby-st-ethelbert/ for information about the parish

http://www.cvma.ac.uk/jsp/location.do?locationKey=648&mode=LOCATION mediaeval stained glass

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maureenmitchell/church_photographs/norfolk_church_photographs.htm for photograph of church

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50747#s10 British History Online

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/alby/alby.htm Norfolk Churches website