Herringfleet, Suffolk Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Herringfleet St Margaret is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich and the county of Suffolk. The church has a round tower that predates the thatched nave, and a fine flint wall separating churchyard from road.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
The parish registers combined with those for Ashby St Mary, Norfolk Genealogy from 1553 and Gunton from 1734 are available in images on Record Search.
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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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
- For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Mutford/Mutford.shtml
Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
Herringfleet is in Mutford district. To search an index of Mutford district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records. Civil Registration began in 1837.