Buckenham Parva, Norfolk Genealogy
Guide to Buckenham Parva, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Buckenham Parva, Norfolk|
|Poor Law Union||Swaffham|
|Parish registers: 1733; For more records see West Tofts|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BUCKENHAM PARVA or TOFTS (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Swaffham, hundred of Grimshoe, W. division of Norfolk, 6 miles (N. E.) from Brandon. 
Buckenham Parva or Buckenham Tofts St Andrew is an Ancient parish in the deanery of Swaffham and the Diocese of Norwich. It should not be confused with Buckenham, Norfolk Old Buckenham, Norfolk New Buckenham, Norfolk in the same diocese.
The church fell into disuse and was lost.
The graveyard was discovered in the twentieth century. The land in this area was evacuated during the Second World War to form the Norfolk Military Training Area and is controlled by the Ministry of Defence.
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.
Civil Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
- registration events post 1837 may be searched online Free BMD
Church records[edit | edit source]
Buckenham Parva parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Buckenham Parva Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
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 Norfolk Record Office.
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 Records and Indexes Online. 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
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Census Records[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.
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Buckenham Tofts on GenUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 415-420. Date accessed: 12 September 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Norfolk) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.