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Herringfleet, Suffolk Genealogy

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Parish History

HERRINGFLEET (St. Margaret), a parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 6 miles (N. W. by W.) from Lowestoft. [1]

Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.

Church Records

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
Herringfleet, Suffolk Genealogy Parish Online Records


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FREG 1813-1904


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.

Census Records

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

Registration Districts

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.


England Jurisdictions 1851


  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 491-497. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.
  2. 'Suffolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 3 December 2013.