Ashwicken, Norfolk Genealogy

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England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Norfolk, England GenealogyGotoarrow.png Norfolk Parishes Gotoarrow.png Ashwicken

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ASHWICKEN (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 5 miles (E. by S.) from Lynn.[1]

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.

Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
  • Freebridge Lynn

Church records[edit | edit source]

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.

This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held Registers since 1717 had not been deposited with the Norfolk Record Office and are with the incumbent in the parish.
A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication.

Archdeacons transcripts, 1600-1812 Contains records for Leziate. Leziate was united with Ashwicken.

Archdeacons Transcripts Contents FHL Film
Baptisms 1600-1606, 1623-1636, 1668-1812. Marriages 1600-1602, 1625-1630, 1668-1812 Burials 1601-1608, 1623-1636, 1668-1812. BRITISH 1526742 Item 4
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

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]

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Reference[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 96-100.