Difference between revisions of "Heathfield, Somerset Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Formatted Breadcrumb)
(Formatted Breadcrumb)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
| link1=[[England Genealogy|England]]
 
| link1=[[England Genealogy|England]]
 
| link2=[[Somerset Genealogy|Somerset]]
 
| link2=[[Somerset Genealogy|Somerset]]
| link3=[[Somerset Parishes]]  
+
| link3=[[Somerset Parishes|Somerset Parishes]]  
 
| link4=
 
| link4=
| link5=[[Somerset Parishes|Heathfield]]  
+
| link5=[[Heathfield, Somerset Genealogy|Heathfield]]  
 
}}
 
}}
 +
 +
 
Guide to '''Heathfield, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Heathfield, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  

Revision as of 19:57, 25 May 2017


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

Heathfield, Somerset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Taunton and Taunton-Dean
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Taunton
Registration District Taunton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1698
Bishop's Transcripts: 1607
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Taunton
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Taunton
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HEATHFIELD (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Taunton, hundred of Taunton and Taunton-Dean, W. division of Somerset, 5¼ miles (W. N. W.) from Taunton.[1]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Heathfield, Somerset 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]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[4]
MARR = Somerset Marriages (findmypast) - (£)[5]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[6]
SOPC = Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free[7]
HEATHFIELD PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1700-1756

FREG 1716-1812
1700-1837
1698-1812
JOIN
1700-1837

MARR
1700-1754

NBI

1751-1992
SOPC 1716-1812
1700-1837
1698-1812

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 Somerset 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]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/Heathfield/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 20 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. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.
  4. 'Somerset Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 18 October 2013.
  5. 'Somerset Marriages', findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 30 April 2014.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 17 October 2013.
  7. Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy, accessed 22 October 2013.