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=== Parish History  ===
 
 
== Parish History  ==
 
  
 
DUNTON, with Doughton (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Walsingham, hundred of Gallow, W. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (W. by N.) from Fakenham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50931#s23 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 105-110. Date accessed: 19 September, 2013.</ref>  
 
DUNTON, with Doughton (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Walsingham, hundred of Gallow, W. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (W. by N.) from Fakenham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50931#s23 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 105-110. Date accessed: 19 September, 2013.</ref>  
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<br> Dunton cum Doughton St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the Burnham deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
 
<br> Dunton cum Doughton St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the Burnham deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.<br>  
  
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Images of the parish registers may be viewed online at FamilySearch Historical Records<br>[[Norfolk Record Office]] reference PD 215<br>
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Images of the parish registers may be viewed online at FamilySearch Historical Records<br>[[Norfolk Record Office]] reference PD 215<br>  
  
 
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/d/dunton_cum_doughton/ Dunton cum Doughton] on GenUKI
 
*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/d/dunton_cum_doughton/ Dunton cum Doughton] on GenUKI
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Revision as of 13:44, 31 March 2014

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

Dunton cum Doughton, Norfolk
St Peter, Dunton, Norfolk .jpg
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Gallow
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Walsingham
Registration District Walsingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1784
Bishop's Transcripts: 1691
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Burnham
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]

DUNTON, with Doughton (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Walsingham, hundred of Gallow, W. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (W. by N.) from Fakenham. [1]


Dunton cum Doughton St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the Burnham deanery of 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.

  • Walsingham 1837-1935
  • Dunton 1935-1938
  • Fakenham 1939-1974

The Register Office, Fakenham Connect, Oak Street, Fakenham, NR21 9SR.
Tel: 01328 850111. E-mail: registration.fakenham@norfolk.gov.uk

Church records[edit | edit source]

Dunton cum Doughton, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
Dunton cum Doughton, Norfolk Genealogy Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1784-1837

FREG 1725-1901
1784-1902
1725-1905
FS PRs Undefined 1784-1901 Undefined 1784-1812, 1815-1902 Undefined 1784-1905
JOIN
1784-1835

Images of the parish registers may be viewed online at FamilySearch Historical Records
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 215

Census records[edit | edit source]

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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?Walsingham/Walsingham.shtml

Walsingham Union was incorporated under the terms of the 1834 Act, and the union workhouse was built at Great Snoring, but not completed until 1838. The Walsingham Union Workhouse at Great Snoring was opened in 1838. It was situated close to the boundary between the parishes of Great Snoring and Thursford and was sometimes known as Thursford Workhouse. Poor Law Unions were abolished in 1930 and the responsibilities of Walsingham Union Board of Guardians were taken over by Norfolk County Council Guardians' Committee No. 7. From 1930 the former Workhouse became known as Walsingham Public Assistance Institution. On 26 and 27 June 1934 the remaining thirty inmates (including two infants but no children) were transferred to West Beckham and Gressenhall Institutions and Walsingham Institution officially closed on 30 June 1934. The building was subsequently adapted for use as a smallpox hospital. By 1976 the building was derelict and was demolished in the early 1990s.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 26 February 1982 (C/GP 19/192-198) and on unknown dates.

Copies C/GP19/1-6, 131, 133-135, 137, 141, 143-146, 148, 150-151, 173-181 are on microfilm.
RelatedMaterial For records of Guardians Committee No. 7 (including the administration of Red House Children's Home in Little Snoring and the boarding-out of children), see C/GC 7. See Public Assistance Sub-Committee minutes, 11 July 1934 and 12 September 1934, C/C 10/455. The records of the County Architect's Department include plans of the alterations for use as a smallpox hospital dated February 1937, see C/AR 1/29-31. The one inch to one mile Ordnance Survey Map of 1954 designates the building 'smallpox hospital'.

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]

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 105-110. Date accessed: 19 September, 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  3. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 24 February 2014.
  4. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  5. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 11 February 2014.