Great Glemham, Suffolk Genealogy
Guide to Great Glemham, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Great Glemham, Suffolk|
|County||Suffolk, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Plomesgate|
|Parish registers: 1559; Separate registers exist for Little Glemham beginning 1550|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1698; Separate records exist for Little Glemham beginning 1698|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk|
|Location of Archive|
|Suffolk Archives and Libraries|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
GLEMHAM, GREAT (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Plomesgate, E. division of Suffolk, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Saxmundham.
GLEMHAM (Great), a parish in Plomesgate district Suffolk; 2½ miles ENE of Parham r. station, and 4 WSW of Saxmundham. Post town, Little Glemham, under Wickham-Market.
Resources[edit | edit source]
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 Family History Centres. Refer to and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Great Glemham was in Plomesgate district. To search an index of Plomesgate district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article provides more details about these records. Civil Registration began in 1837.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Great Glemham, Suffolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (findmypast) - (£)|
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|Great Glemham, Suffolk Genealogy Online Parish Records|
|IGI||1802-1867 (gaps)||1813-1845 (gaps)|
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.
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Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non conformist and other types of church records. Also add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the Introduction to the FamilySearch Catalog. To locate resources, look at Suffolk Parishes in the FamilySearch Catalogue.
For a full list of all those parishes immediately surrounding Great Glemham Parish, be certain to see "Jurisdiction Maps" for Suffolk.
Census records[edit | edit source]
There are census records available for Great Glemham 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 Great Glemham, England, Census in the library 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 the county.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 32-46. Adapted. Date accessed: 4 April 2014.
- 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Date accessed: 25 Mar 2013
- 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
- Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
- 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.