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=== Parish History ===
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Beachamwell St Mary with St John is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich .<br>  
 
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Revision as of 15:54, 28 March 2014

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

Beachamwell St Mary with St John, Norfolk
Beachamwell St Mary.JPG
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Clackclose
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Swaffham
Registration District Swaffham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1691
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Fincham
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Beachamwell St Mary with St John is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich .

An 11th century round tower church and one of the surviving churches in the area.

BEECHAMWELL, a district comprising the parish of All Saints and the united parishes of St. John and St. Mary, in the union of Swaffham, hundred of Clackclose, W. division of Norfolk. [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.

  • Swaffham 1837-1935
  • Beachamwell
  • Wayland 1939- 1974

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
Beachamwell St Mary with St John, Norfolk Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1726-1812
1558-1836
1726-1812

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 348/1-6

This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held.

Census records[edit | edit source]

a. 

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]


Swaffham     http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Swaffham/Swaffham.shtml

Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 194-199. Date accessed: 29 August 2013.
  2. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 24 February 2014.