Talk:Lowestoft, Suffolk Genealogy

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New Parish Table[edit source]

The Parish Registers begin in 1561. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Lothingland Deanery, Archdeaconry of Suffolk. See Suffolk Church Records

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

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Suffolk Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC = Suffolk, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1850 (Ancestry) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
Lowestoft Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP

1754-1837


ANC 1538-1850
1538-1850
1538-1850
BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1561-1902
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Suffolk Record Office.

Old Parish Table[edit source]

The Parish Registers begin in 1561. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Lothingland Deanery, Archdeaconry of Suffolk. See Suffolk Church Records

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[5]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[6]
Lowestoft, Suffolk Genealogy Parish (1561) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1561-1812

FREG 1561-1604, 1813-1832
1561-1605
1561-1605, 1846-1867
FS PRs Undefined 1561-1832 Undefined 1561-1786 Undefined 1561-1812, 1846-1902
IGI 1561-1812, 1872-1875
1561-1812, 1872-1875
1882-1902
NBI

1561-1902

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

  1. ArcherSoftware.co.uk
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  3. 'Suffolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 3 December 2013.
  4. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  5. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 December 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.