Skeyton, Norfolk Genealogy
Guide toSkeyton, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|County||Norfolk, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Aylsham|
|Parish registers: 1706|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
SKEYTON (All Saints), a parish; in the union of Aylsham, hundred of South Erpingham, E. division of Norfolk, 3½ miles (E. by S.) from Aylsham. 
Skeyton All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich
Skeyton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 13.5 miles (21.7 km) south of Cromer, 13.4 miles (21.6 km) north of Norwich and 129 miles (208 km) north-east of London. The village lies 4 miles (6.4 km) east of the nearby town of Aylsham. For local government purposes the civil parish is in the North Norfolk district.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]
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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.
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 147/1-6, 8-10
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.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
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
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Skeyton Online Parish Records|
|FamilySearch Parish Registers-Dorset|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Dorset ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England-Dorset (Early) ($)|
|Ancestry Church of England-Dorset (Late) ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|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 - Dorset ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Dorset ($)
- 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)
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Parish chest materials of Skeyton, 1727-1866 Microreproduction of original records at the Norfolk Record Office, Norwich.
Norfolk Record Office nos.: PD 147/28-29, 31-34, 36-38, 40, 42.
Rates, which are taxes, are determined by property valuation, therefore church and poor rates list owners and occupiers of properties. In some cases, they are listed alphabetically by surname.
Churchwardens' accounts, rates, etc., 1802-1866; Financial statement of the "Harvest Home" feast held 16 Sept., 1856 (includes lists of names of employers in the parish, with names of all their employees and numbers in their families). FHL BRITISH Film 2149274 Items 21 - 22
Overseers' accounts, 1800-1829 (includes some poor rates); Settlement certificates, 1727-1832; Settlement examinations, 1837-1740 (filmed in reverse order); Removal orders, 1758-1837; Bastardy bonds, 1783, 1780, 1771, 1735, 1732; Bastardy orders, 1781-1831; Apprenticeship indentures, 1819-1830; Order for relief, 1804 (for Maria Cook, otherwise Maria Dennis, and child); Application for relief for Edmund Cook, 1812. FHL BRITISH Film 2149275 Items 1 - 9
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]
- Norfolk: Skeyton on GenUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 113-115. Date accessed: 03 June 2013.