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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/c/clenchwarton/ Norfolk: Clenchwarton] on GenUKI  
*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/c/clenchwarton/ Norfolk: Clenchwarton] on GenUKI  
*[http://www.achurchnearyou.com/clenchwarton-st-margaret/ Clenchwarton St Margaret] on AChurchNearYou  
*[http://www.achurchnearyou.com/clenchwarton-st-margaret/ Clenchwarton St Margaret] on AChurchNearYou  
*[http://www.piko.com.au/photo/clench/html/ Photos of church]  
*[https://www.flickr.com/photos/norfolkodyssey/albums/72157673936356396/with/29724058536/ Photos of church]  
*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/c/clenchwarton/pr_strays.shtml For Clenchwarton residents referred to in neighboring parish registers]  
*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/c/clenchwarton/pr_strays.shtml For Clenchwarton residents referred to in neighboring parish registers]  
*[http://www.yourlocalweb.co.uk/norfolk/clenchwarton/old-historical-nostaligic-pictures/ Village historic photos]  
*[http://www.yourlocalweb.co.uk/norfolk/clenchwarton/old-historical-nostaligic-pictures/ Village historic photos]  

Latest revision as of 14:39, 17 October 2020

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

Clenchwarton, Norfolk
Clenchwarton St Margaret.JPG
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Freebridge-Marsh-Land
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Wisbech
Registration District Wisbeach
Records begin
Parish registers: 1720
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lynn
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CLENCHWARTON (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Wisbech, hundred of FreebridgeMarshland, W. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (W.) from Lynn. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Clenchwarton St Margaret is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

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.

  • Wisbech 1837-1938
  • Freebridge Lynn 1938
  • King's Lynn 1938-1974

Church records[edit | edit source]

Clenchwarton, 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]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
TIN = Tinstaafl Transcripts - free[6]
Clenchwarton, Norfolk Genealogy Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1600-1880
FS ATs 1600-1812 1600-1812 1600-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined

TIN 1813-1880

Browse Bishop's Transcript Images on FamilySearch

Wisbech and Fenland Museum deposited record from 1720 http://www.wisbechmuseum.org.uk/collections_archives.htm

Parish            Baptisms    Banns     Marriages Burials
Clenchwarton 1720-1978 1754-1905 1720-1962 1720-1877

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:

Baptisms and burials 1600-1608, 1624-1636, 1668-1812 Marriages 1600-1608, 1630, 1678-1812
1526742 Item 10

Nonconformist Churches
[edit | edit source]

Clenchwarton Methodist Chapel,
Mill Lane,

1952-1990: trustees papers rel to new Sunday school and membership schedule returns, etc
Repository Norfolk Record Office
Record Reference FC 54/71, 333, 393
NRA catalogue reference NRA 28947 Kings Lynn Methodist

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]

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/Wisbech/

Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys

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. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp.626-632.Date accessed: 19 September 2013. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50882#s17
  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 Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 10 February 2014.
  6. 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,' Tinstaafl Transcripts, accessed 10 April 2014.
  7. 'England, Norfolk, Church of England Bishops' Transcripts Parish Search/Clenchwarton', FamilySearch Wiki, accessed 11 April 2016.