Norwich St Clement, Norfolk Genealogy
Guide to Norwich St Clement, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Norwich St Clement, Norfolk|
|County||Norfolk, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Norwich|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1602|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Norwich St Clement the Martyr is an Ancient parish in the city and Diocese of Norwich.
It is believed that there was a saxon church on the site from 1040 and it occupies a site close to Fye Bridge the river crossing of the major North South axis of the city formed by King Street and Magdalene Street.
The church closed in the 1960's as redundant and is now in use as a pastoral and counseling centre under the care of the Norwich Historic Churches Trust.
It contains the tomb of the parents of Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury (1559-1575) who lived in the parish. The only service which is now formally held in the church is the Parker service, which was commissioned by Matthew Parker, who left funds for the benefit of Corpus Christi College (Cambridge) subject to the annual service been held at St Clement. Parker, who became Archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Elizabeth 1st, was educated by the rector of St Clements and in the South Churchyard is a box tomb inscribed to the memory of his parents. For his various "investigative activities" he was given the epithet "nosey parker" - a description still in use today! John Bartholomew, Bartholomew
Norwich, parl. and mun. bor., city, co. town of Norfolk, and co. in itself, on river Wensum, 20 miles W. of Yarmouth and 114 NE. of London by rail, 7472 ac., pop. 87,842; 4 Banks, 9 newspapers. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. Norwich is a city commanding especial interest on account of its ecclesiastical.
Resources[edit | edit source]
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Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
- registration events post 1837 may be searched online at Free BMD
- Norfolk Record Office reference PD6/1-7, 9-14,20-21
Church Records[edit | edit source]
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
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Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
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|Norwich St Clement Online Parish Records|
|FamilySearch Parish Registers-Norfolk|
|FamilySearch Bishop's Transcripts-Norfolk|
|FamilySearch Archdeacon's Transcripts-Norfolk|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Norfolk ($)|
|Find My Past Bishop's Transcript-Norfolk ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England-Norfolk (Early) ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England-Norfolk (Late) ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England-Norfolk (Transcriptions) ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Norfolk ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Norfolk ($)
- Norfolk Transcription Archive
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
- Tinstaafl Baptism Project 1813 to 1880
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
- 1613-1901 England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901 at FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection; index (dates may vary by parish)
- 1613-1901 Norfolk Non-Conformist Records 1613-1901 Image Browse at FindMyPast ($); images
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
- England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
- Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys
- Norwich Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
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Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- John Bartholomew, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887.Date accessed: 26 September 2013.