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Guide to '''Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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Guide to '''Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
FORNHAM, (St. Genevieve), a '''parish''', in the union of Thingoe, '''hundred '''of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 3 miles (N. N. W.) from Bury St. Edmund's. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50969#s2 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 253-255. Date accessed: 25 September 2013.</ref>  
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FORNHAM, (St. Genevieve), a '''parish''', in the union of Thingoe, '''hundred '''of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 3 miles (N. N. W.) from Bury St. Edmund's. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50969#s2 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 253-255. Date accessed: 25 September 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.  
 
Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.  
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
If you live in '''[[Suffolk Genealogy|Suffolk]]''' you will have access to a variety of resources at [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|local archives and libraries]].&nbsp; For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|LDS Family History Centres]].&nbsp; Refer to {{H:title|copy and paste Parish link from FamilySearch Catalogue to this place. |Suffolk_in_the_FHL_Catalog|label= the parish |link=yes|dotted=yes|external=no}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.  
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If you live in '''[[Suffolk Genealogy|Suffolk]]''' you will have access to a variety of resources at [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|local archives and libraries]].&nbsp; For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to Family History Centers|Family History Centres]].&nbsp; Refer to {{H:title|copy and paste Parish link from FamilySearch Catalogue to this place. |Suffolk_in_the_FHL_Catalog|label= the parish |link=yes|dotted=yes|external=no}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.  
  
 
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
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Fornham St Genevieve

Guide to Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Thedwestry
County Suffolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Thingoe
Registration District Thingoe
Records begin
Parish registers: 1753
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Thingoe
Diocese Pre-1837 - Norwich; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury
Location of Archive
Suffolk Archives and Libraries

Parish History[edit | edit source]

FORNHAM, (St. Genevieve), a parish, in the union of Thingoe, hundred of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 3 miles (N. N. W.) from Bury St. Edmund's. [1]

Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.

Resources[edit | edit source]

If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries.  For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centres.  Refer to the parish and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
Fornham St Genevieve, Suffolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1753-1774

FMP 1753-1868
NBI

1753-1876

Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the Suffolk Church Records article for further details.

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 Suffolk 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 253-255. Date accessed: 25 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. 'Suffolk Baptism Index 1538-1911', Find My Past, accessed 5 January 2016.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.