Norwich St John Maddermarket, Norfolk Genealogy

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Guide to Norwich St John Maddermarket, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Norwich St John Maddermarket, Norfolk
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Norwich Borough
County Norfolk
Poor Law Union Norwich
Registration District Norwich
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Norwich
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Norwich St John Maddermarket is an Ancient parish in the city and Diocese of Norwich.

This church site may the site of the Holy Trinity church referred to in the Domesday book.

The present church dates from the fifteenth century and is dedicated to St John the Baptist.

The church became redundant and is now in the care of the Norwich Historic Churches Churches Conservation Trust. It remains a deicated church and holds periodic services each year. Previously it housed the Norwich Greek Orthodox church.

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.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Norwich St John Maddermarket, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[2]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[3]
Norwich St John Maddermarket, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1557-1918
FS PRs Undefined 1557-1918 Undefined 1557-1928 Undefined 1557-1862
TGEN 1558-1862 1558-1862 1558-1928 1558-1928 1557-1862 1557-1862
Non-Conformist 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.

Poor Law Unions
[edit | edit source]

Norwich Poor Law Union

See also England Norfolk Poor Law Union Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

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] for historic photographs of the church Norwich Historic Churches Trust

  1. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 27 February 2014.
  2. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  3. 'Subscription Coverage Catalogue', TheGenealogist, accessed 11 January 2016.