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== Parish History  ==
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== Resources  ==
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Guide to '''Little Massingham, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Norfolk
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| Hundred = Freebridge-Lynn
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/FreebridgeLynn/ Freebridge Lynn]
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| Registration District = Freebridge Lynn
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| PRbegin = 1558
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| BTbegin = 1600
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Norwich
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Lynn
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Norfolk Record Office]]
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=== Parish History  ===
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MASSINGHAM, LITTLE (St. Andrew), a '''parish,''' in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Rougham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51139#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 271-277. Date accessed: 22 April 2013.</ref> {{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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].  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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{| width="383" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 100%"
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|-
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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>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/nfk/frontpage.shtml 'Norfolk Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 26 February 2014.</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ATs''' = {{RecordSearch|1824688|England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM625-XM9%3A160239801%3Fcc%3D1824688 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = {{RecordSearch|1823613|England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1823613|'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941'}}, ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 31 March 2014.</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = {{RecordSearch|1416598|England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1416598/waypoints 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900'], ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 17 March 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Norfolk/ 'Norfolk Coverage,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 8 February 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes'', n.d.; digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ TheGenealogist - (£)]<ref>[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/coverage/parish-records/norfolk/#includes 'Subscription Coverage Catalogue'], ''TheGenealogist,'' accessed 11 January 2016.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TIN''' = [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ Tinstaafl Transcripts - free]<ref>[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,'] ''Tinstaafl Transcripts,'' accessed 10 April 2014.</ref>
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1539-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1558-1886''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1558-1812, 1855-1885''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS ATs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1824688|'''1600-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1824688|'''1600-1812'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1824688|'''1600-1812'''}}
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS BTs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1823613|'''Undefined'''}}
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''1558-1812, 1877-1886'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''1558-1954'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''Undefined'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1416598|'''1558-1812, 1855-1885'''}}
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''1559-1834''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''PALL'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 '''1790-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ '''1559-1834''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ '''1559-1834''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/ '''1813-1880''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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[[Norfolk Record Office]] reference PD 627
  
Images of the parish register for this parish are available in historic records (formerly Record Search) [[Norfolk Record Office]] reference PD 627<br>
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'''Known Issues'''
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Little Massingham is incorrectly identified as 'South Lynn' in FamilySearch's England, Norfolk, Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 dataset.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
a.&nbsp; {{British Census|438857}}
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{{British Census|438857}}  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]  
 
[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]  
  
[[Freebridge Lynn Poor Law Union]]
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[[Freebridge Lynn Poor Law Union]]  
  
 
==== 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  ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
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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]
== Web sites  ==
 
Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
 
  
[[Category:Norfolk]]
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/m/massingham_little/ Norfolk: Little Massingham] on GenUKI
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Norfolk}}
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[[Category:Norfolk Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 14:36, 27 September 2019


Guide to Little Massingham, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Little Massingham, Norfolk
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Freebridge-Lynn
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Freebridge Lynn
Registration District Freebridge Lynn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lynn
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

MASSINGHAM, LITTLE (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Rougham. [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]

Little Massingham, Norfolk 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]
FS ATs = England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
FS BTs = England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (FamilySearch) - free[5]
FS PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[6]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[7]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[8]
TGEN = TheGenealogist - (£)[9]
TIN = Tinstaafl Transcripts - free[10]
Little Massingham, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1539-1837

FREG 1558-1886

1558-1812, 1855-1885
FS ATs 1600-1812 1600-1812 1600-1812
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
FS PRs Undefined 1558-1812, 1877-1886 Undefined 1558-1954 Undefined 1558-1812, 1855-1885
JOIN
1559-1834

PALL
1790-1837

TGEN 1559-1834 1559-1834
TIN 1813-1880

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 627

Known Issues

Little Massingham is incorrectly identified as 'South Lynn' in FamilySearch's England, Norfolk, Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812 dataset.

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys

Freebridge Lynn Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 271-277. Date accessed: 22 April 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. 'Norfolk Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 26 February 2014.
  4. 'England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812,' FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  5. 'England, Norfolk, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941', FamilySearch, accessed 31 March 2014.
  6. 'England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  7. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 8 February 2014.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes, n.d.; digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  9. 'Subscription Coverage Catalogue', TheGenealogist, accessed 11 January 2016.
  10. 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,' Tinstaafl Transcripts, accessed 10 April 2014.