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Bracon Ash St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich.<br>
 
  
The church has an extension to form the mausoleum of the Berney family and has fourteenth century architecture.
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Guide to '''Bracon Ash, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Norfolk
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| Hundred = Humbleyard
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Henstead/ Henstead]
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| Registration District = Henstead
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| PRbegin = 1563
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| BTbegin = 1691
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Norwich
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| Rural Deanery = Humbleyard
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
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| Archive = [[Norfolk Record Office]]
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=== Parish History  ===
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Bracon Ash St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich.
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The church has an extension to form the mausoleum of the Berney family and has fourteenth century architecture.</span>
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BRACON-ASH (St. Nicholas), a '''parish''', in the union of Henstead, hundred of Humbleyard, E. division of Norfolk, 6 miles (S. W.) from Norwich.<ref>&amp;amp;amp;amp; lt;ref&amp;amp;amp;amp; gt;Samuel A. Lewis, ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 326-331.&amp;amp;amp;amp; lt;/ref&amp;amp;amp;amp; gt. Date accessed: 2 September 2013.</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Resources  ==
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
*Henstead 1837-1938 sometimes Humbleyard and Henstead in early registrations
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*Henstead 1837-1938 sometimes Humbleyard and Henstead in early registrations  
*Norwich Outer 1939-1974
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*Norwich Outer 1939-1974  
 
*Norwich
 
*Norwich
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/nfk/frontpage.shtml 'Norfolk Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 24 February 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ATs''' = {{RecordSearch|1824688|England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM625-XM9%3A160239801%3Fcc%3D1824688 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = {{RecordSearch|1823613|England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1823613|'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TIN''' = [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ Tinstaafl Transcripts - free]<ref>[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,'] ''Tinstaafl Transcripts,'' accessed 11 April 2014.</ref>
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Norfolk Record Office reference PD 206 / 1-6<br>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1725-1880''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1725-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1563-2002''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1824688|'''1725-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ '''1813-1880''']
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This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>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<br>  
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[[Norfolk Record Office]] reference PD 206 / 1-6<br>  
  
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This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held<br>A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue identifies the following Archdeacon's transcripts:
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| Baptisms 1725-1811 Marriages 1726-1812 Burials 1725-1812 <br>
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| Baptisms 1725-1811 Marriages 1726-1812 Burials 1725-1812  
| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1526813 Item 3<br><br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1526813 Item 3
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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{{British Census|438863}}
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
  
Henstead http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Henstead/Henstead.shtml<br>  
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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/ www.workhouses.org.uk] and [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Henstead/Henstead.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Henstead/Henstead.shtml]<br>  
  
[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]
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[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
== Web sites  ==
 
Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
 
  
[[Category:Norfolk]]
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/b/bracon_ash/ Bracon Ash] on GenUKI
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Norfolk}}
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[[Category:Norfolk Parishes]]

Revision as of 11:30, 25 September 2019


Guide to Bracon Ash, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Bracon Ash, Norfolk
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Humbleyard
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Henstead
Registration District Henstead
Records begin
Parish registers: 1563
Bishop's Transcripts: 1691
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Humbleyard
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]

Bracon Ash St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Norwich.

The church has an extension to form the mausoleum of the Berney family and has fourteenth century architecture.

BRACON-ASH (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Henstead, hundred of Humbleyard, E. division of Norfolk, 6 miles (S. W.) from Norwich.[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.

  • Henstead 1837-1938 sometimes Humbleyard and Henstead in early registrations
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

Church records[edit | edit source]

Bracon Ash, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS ATs = England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS BTs = England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
TIN = Tinstaafl Transcripts - free[5]
Bracon Ash, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1725-1880
1725-1812
1563-2002
FS ATs 1725-1812 1725-1812 1725-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
TIN 1813-1880


Norfolk Record Office reference PD 206 / 1-6

This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue identifies the following Archdeacon's transcripts:

Content Film
Baptisms 1725-1811 Marriages 1726-1812 Burials 1725-1812 FHL BRITISH Film
1526813 Item 3

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]

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Henstead/Henstead.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.

Websites[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. &amp;amp;amp; lt;ref&amp;amp;amp; gt;Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 326-331.&amp;amp;amp; lt;/ref&amp;amp;amp; gt. Date accessed: 2 September 2013.
  2. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 24 February 2014.
  3. 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  4. 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  5. 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,' Tinstaafl Transcripts, accessed 11 April 2014.