Hockham, Norfolk Genealogy

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

Hockham, Norfolk
Great Hockham Church Holy Trinity.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Shropham
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Wayland
Registration District Wayland
Records begin
Parish registers: 1563
Bishop's Transcripts: 1705
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Rockland
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HOCKHAM (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Wayland, hundred of Shropham, W. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Larlingford. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship in the parish.[1]

Hockham Holy Trinity is an Ancient Parish in the Rockland deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Wayland 1837-1974

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Hockham, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS ATs = England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS BTs = England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[5]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[6]
Hockham, Norfolk Genealogy Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1563-1902
FS ATs 1725-1810 1725-1810 1725-1810
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
FS PRs Undefined 1563-1903 Undefined 1563-1918 Undefined 1563-1882

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 486/1-9 Great with Little Hockham

Non-Conformist Church Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[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.


http://apling.freeservers.com/1891Census/Hockham.htm transcript of 1891 census

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

MacArthur, Avril.  Bush and Linstead of Gt Hockham.  History of the family and descendents of James Bush, and Rebecca nee Algate, with one a descendant Mary Ann Bush, going to Tasmania. Article has surnames of Fisher, Blacklow, Linstead, Pawsey, Article covers years 1807-1995, and is found in The Norfolk Ancestor, vol. 8 pt. 3, pages 176-178, Family History Library Ref. 942.61 B2j new ser. v. 8, pt 3, Sept. 2011.

Squires, R.D. From Norfolk to London. Family tree of Robert James Squires and Mary Ann Syzling, and descendants with surnames. Tucker, Hill, Clark, De Vigie, Thompson, Read, Fitzwilliam Birch, Land, Brooks. Family move to Snetterton, Hockham, London - Southwark, and Crayford, Kent. Article dated 1851-1971, and is found in The Norfolk Ancestor, old series, vol5.pt.4, page78-79. Family History Library Ref. 942.61 B2j vol.5, pt. 4.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Wayland Poor Law Union

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk 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]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 521-524. Date accessed: 01 April 2013.
  2. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 25 February 2014.
  3. 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  4. 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  5. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  6. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 10 February 2014.