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Parish History

WRATTING, LITTLE, a parish, in the union and hundred of Risbridge, W. division of Suffolk, 5¾ miles (W. by N.) from Clare. [1]

WRATTING, GREAT or Magna (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Risbridge, W. division of Suffolk, 2¾ miles (N. E. by N.) from Haverill. [2] [Note:  See also Great Wratting.]

Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.


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 the parish 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

Little Wratting parish's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, have been significantly transcribed (with many missing years) and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1728-1836 1728-1834  None
  None None
Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the Suffolk Church Records article for further details.

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.

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


  1. Lewis,Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 692-695.
  2. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 692-69.