Bowthorpe, Norfolk Genealogy
Guide to Bowthorpe, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Forehoe|
|Parish registers: None; For records see Earlham|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Bowthorpe St Michael is the Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich whose records are lost and the church was dilapidated in 1602.
BOWTHORPE (St. Michael), a parish, in the incorporation and hundred of Forehoe, E. division of Norfolk, 3½ miles (W. by N.) from Norwich. 
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Bowthorpe parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Bowthorpe Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Norfolk Record Office.
Census[edit | edit source]
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
- Forehoe http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/norf/forehoe_workhouse.htm
- Norfolk Poor Law Unions
Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
- Forehoe 1837-1938
- Norwich Outer 1939-1974
Maps[edit | edit source]
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Bowthorpe on GenUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 320-323. Date accessed: 2 September 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Norfolk) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.