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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Freethorpe All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A Norman round towered church. Additional information on this parish is available on [http://www.uea.ac.uk/~s090/genuki/NFK/places/f/freethorpe/ Genuki.org.uk]. Maureen Mitchell has provided a picture of the front of [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21535 Primitive Methodist Church 1896] and [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21534 All Saints Church].<br>
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FREETHORPE (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Blofield, E. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (S.) from Acle. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50971#s27 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 259-263 18 March 2013.</ref><br>
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Freethorpe All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A Norman round towered church. Additional information on this parish is available on [http://www.uea.ac.uk/~s090/genuki/NFK/places/f/freethorpe/ Genuki.org.uk]. Maureen Mitchell has provided a picture of the front of [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21535 Primitive Methodist Church 1896] and [http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=21534 All Saints Church].<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== 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].  
  
*Blofield 1837-1938
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*Blofield 1837-1938  
*Norwich Outer 1939-1974
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*Norwich Outer 1939-1974  
 
*Norwich <br>
 
*Norwich <br>
  
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
 
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
  
Images of the parish register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)<br>Norfolk Record Office reference PD 355 Parish Records of Freethorpe, and the United Benefice of Freethorpe with Wickhampton <br>
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Images of the parish register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)<br>Norfolk Record Office reference PD 355 Parish Records of Freethorpe, and the United Benefice of Freethorpe with Wickhampton <br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|438849}}  
 
{{British Census|438849}}  
  
==== Land Records ====
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==== Land Records ====
  
[http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=2493 1597 Subsidy Taxes]&nbsp;courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archive<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329867996290_241" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329867996291_189" />&nbsp;
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[http://www.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?district_id=3&document_id=2493 1597 Subsidy Taxes]&nbsp;courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archive<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329867996290_241" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329867996291_189" />&nbsp;  
  
==== Poor Law Unions <br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions <br> ====
  
 
<br>[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml Blofield&nbsp;workhouse]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
<br>[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blofield/Blofield.shtml Blofield&nbsp;workhouse]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.<br>Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.<br>Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates<br>
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The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.<br>Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.<br>Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates<br>  
  
[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]
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[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Norfolk Probate Records|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.  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
 
http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/freethorpe/freethorpe.htm Norfolk Churches website<br>  
 
http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/freethorpe/freethorpe.htm Norfolk Churches website<br>  
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== Resources ==
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[[Category:Norfolk]]
 
[[Category:Norfolk]]

Revision as of 08:32, 18 March 2013

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

FREETHORPE (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blofield, E. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (S.) from Acle. [1]

Freethorpe All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich. A Norman round towered church. Additional information on this parish is available on Genuki.org.uk. Maureen Mitchell has provided a picture of the front of Primitive Methodist Church 1896 and All Saints Church.

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.

  • Blofield 1837-1938
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

Church records[edit | edit source]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Images of the parish register for this parish are available on Historic Records (formerly Record Search)
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 355 Parish Records of Freethorpe, and the United Benefice of Freethorpe with Wickhampton

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.


Land Records[edit | edit source]

1597 Subsidy Taxes courtesy of the Norfolk Transcription Archive 

Poor Law Unions
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Blofield workhouse     

The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Beighton, Blofield, Bradestone, Brundall, Buckenham Ferry, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmund, Burlingham St Peter, Cantley, Freethorpe, Halvergate, Hassingham, Hemblington, Limpenhoe, Lingwood, Moulton, Great Plumstead, Little Plumstead, Postwick, Ranworth with Panxworth, Reedham, Southwood, Strumpshaw, Thorpe St Andrew, Tunstall, Upton with Fishley, Walsham St Lawrence, Walsham St Mary, Wickhampton, Witton, Woodbastwick.
Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.
Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

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]

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/freethorpe/freethorpe.htm Norfolk Churches website

Resources[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 259-263 18 March 2013.