Brundish, Suffolk Genealogy

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Guide to Brundish, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History
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Historical populations
Year Pop.
1801 330
1821 427
1841 525
1851 510
1871 -
1891 377

BRUNDISH (St. Lawrence,) a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 4½ miles (N. by W.) from Framlingham.[1]



Resources[edit | edit source]

If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries; however , for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers.   Refer to Brundish and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog for film numbers.

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Brundish was in Hoxne district till 1907 at which time it was moved into Hartismere District. In 1907 Hoxne district was abolished. To search an index of Hoxne or Hartismere district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records.

 While the district had been created in 1837 for the purpose of recording births, deaths , and marriages, the Hundred had been in existence for hundreds of years for administrative, military, and judicial purposes.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Brundish, Suffolk Genealogy Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
1813 1814-1837
BOYD
1563-1749

FMP 1813-1901


IGI 1562-1785, 1839-1873 1563-1749
JOIN
1563-1751

NBI

1563-1900
TGEN 1562-1785
1563-1751
1563-1785

Census records[edit | edit source]

There are census records available for Brundish 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 Brundish 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[edit | edit source]

Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Brundish was the Archdeaconry of Suffolk; however, a person’s will or administration may have been probated in nearby courts or even in London. After 1858 it was in Ipswich District..  Refer to the Suffolk Probate Records article for further details.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

  • Suffolk Gazetteers and Directories from 1839 to 1909 - Suffolk Gazetteers and directories provide a brief history and description of each parish and lists principal residents. They mention the farmers and tradesman in each parish and the nearest market towns among other things of interest.
  • National Gazetteers provide a brief description of each place

BRUNDISH, a parish in Hoxne district, Suffolk; 4½ miles N by W of Framlingham r. station.[2]
BRUNDISH (St. Lawrence,) a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 4½ miles (N. by W.) from Framlingham.[3]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 412-415. Adapted. Date accessed: 6 March 2014.
  2. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.Date accessed: 23 September 2013.
  3. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 412-415. Adapted. Date accessed: 10 January 2014.