Ashby, Suffolk Genealogy
Ashby, is a parish in Mutford district, Suffolk; it is near the river Waveney 2½ miles N of Somerleyton railway station, and 5½ miles NW of Lowestoft. The post town is, Somerleyton under Lowestoft.
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a summary overview of the history of this parish.
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 Ashby and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.
There are census records available for Ashby 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 Ashby 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.
Poor Law Unions
- For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Mutford/Mutford.shtml
- Wilson, John Marius, Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)