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Guide to '''Groton, 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  ===
  
GROTON (St. Bartholomew), a '''parish''', in the union of Cosford, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 1 mile (N. by W.) from Boxford. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50993#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 348-360. Date accessed:  30 September 2013.</ref>  
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GROTON (St. Bartholomew), a '''parish''', in the union of Cosford, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 1 mile (N. by W.) from Boxford. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50993#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 348-360. Date accessed:  30 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]]''' 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.  
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
 
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records 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>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records 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" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ findmypast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/articles/suffolk-baptism-index-place-list 'Suffolk Baptism Index 1538-1911'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 5 January 2016.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySuffolk.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 10 December 2013.</ref>
 
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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 [[FamilySearch Catalog]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FamilySearch Catalogue]]}}  
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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 [[FamilySearch Catalog]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FamilySearch Catalogue]]}}
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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Latest revision as of 15:15, 6 March 2020

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

Groton, Suffolk
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Babergh
County Suffolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Cosford
Registration District Cosford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sudbury
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]

GROTON (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Cosford, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 1 mile (N. by W.) from Boxford. [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]

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

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (findmypast) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
FMP = findmypast - (£)[4]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[5]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[6]
Groton, Suffolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
1813 1813-1837
BOYD
1563-1812

FMP 1754-1812
IGI 1562-1862 1704-1875
NBI

1704-1900

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. 348-360. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.
  2. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  4. 'Suffolk Baptism Index 1538-1911', Find My Past, accessed 5 January 2016.
  5. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 December 2013.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.