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== Parish History  ==
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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.
  
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>
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image =
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Suffolk
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| Hundred = Thedwestry
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Thingoe/ Thingoe]
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| Registration District = Thingoe
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| PRbegin = 1753
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| BTbegin = 1564
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1837 - Norwich; Post-1836 - Ely
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Thingoe
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Suffolk Record Office]]
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}}
  
<br>&nbsp; Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.
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== Parish History ==
  
== Resources  ==
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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> <br>
  
If you live in '''[[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 FHL 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 Family History Library Catalogue for available records.  
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Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.  
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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== Resources ==
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=== Find Neighboring Parishes ===
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Use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]
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::*Type the name of the parish in the ''search bar''
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::*Click on the location ''pin'' on the map
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::*Choose ''Options'' from the pop up box
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::*Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes<br>
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=== 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].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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''The Church of England'' (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor. <br>
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''Non-Conformist'' refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
  
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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==== Church of England ====
 
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*<font color=blue>Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified<br>
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*Dates in the following table are approximate </font><br>
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{| class="wikitable" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"  
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|-
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| bgcolor="#b6cee2" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Fornham St Genevieve Online Parish Records'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#efdcc3" | <center>'''''Collections'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#d9bfbf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#bfd9bf" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cac4d4" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>''Indexes and images''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>''Indexes only''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FamilySearch Collections-Suffolk
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Suffolk&recordType=0 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Suffolk&recordType=1 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>[https://www.familysearch.org/search/location/united-kingdom-and-ireland/england?region=England,Suffolk&recordType=2 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{RecordSearch|1473014|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{RecordSearch|1473015|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>{{RecordSearch|1473016|1500s-1900s}}</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|<center>{{FSC Bishop's Transcript}}</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| FreeREG
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center> [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ 1500s-1900s] </center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Find My Past-Suffolk ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" |  <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"|  <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/suffolk-baptism-index-1538-1911 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/suffolk-marriage-index 1500s-1900s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-''' </center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/suffolk-early-burials-index 1500s-1900s]</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry Church of England BMD-Suffolk ($)
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61545/ 1500s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61545/ 1500s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/61545/ 1500s-1800s]</center>
 
|-
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
|}
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8912  1800s-1900s] </center>
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" |  <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8913 1800s-1900s] </center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8914 1800s-1900s]</center>
 
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#dbe7f0" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | ''Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>[https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 1500s-1800s]</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" width="30%"| National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" | <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>'''-'''</center>
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
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| bgcolor="#E8E8E8"| <center>[https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales 1500s-1800s]</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''1753-1774''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
|}
 
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'''''Other Websites'''''
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These databases have incomplete parish coverage. <br>
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*[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Suffolk/ Joiner Marriage Index - Suffolk] ($)
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*[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/suffolk-parish-records The Genealogist Parish Registers - Suffolk] ($)
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*[http://www.dustydocs.com/ UK Websites for Parish Records] - Links to online genealogical records
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*[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index] -  Links to online genealogical records
  
Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|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. {{expand section|Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non conformist and other types of church records.  Also add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the [[FHLC]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FHL Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FHL catalogue]]}}
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
a. {{British Census|474643}}  
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{{British Census|474643}}  
  
==== Probate records ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Suffolk Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Suffolk Probate Records|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.  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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*[[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|Local archives and libraries]]
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*[[Introduction to Family History Centers|Family History Centres]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}} {{Suffolk}}
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{{reflist}} {{Suffolk}}  
  
[[Category:Suffolk]]
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[[Category:Suffolk_Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 19:15, 1 June 2021

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
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 Record Office

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]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Fornham St Genevieve Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Suffolk
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Suffolk ($)
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Ancestry Church of England BMD-Suffolk ($)
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s

Other Websites These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[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 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.