Norton Canon, Herefordshire Genealogy
Guide to Norton Canon, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Norton Canon, Herefordshire|
Norton Canon St Nicholas Herefordshire
|Poor Law Union||Weobley|
|Parish registers: 1716|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1661|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
NORTON-CANON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Weobley, hundred of Grimsworth, county of Hereford, 3¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Weobley.
Norton Canon St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in Herefordshire; the civil parish is Norton Canon.
The parish Church of St Nicholas, Norton Canon has been designated as a grade II* listed building British Listed Building
See also Herefordshire Churches
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
From 1837 this area was part of Weobley registration district
Certificates may be obtained from
The Register Office
St. Owens Street
Phone 01432 260565
Fax 01432 261720
Church records[edit | edit source]
Norton Canon parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Norton Canon Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
The Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre houses many parish registers. See The records we hold for a list of records available there. How to contact them:
- Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Fir Tree Lane
Hereford HR2 6LA
Telephone: +44 (0)1432 260750
Website: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Census records[edit | edit source]
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through the FHC Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Herefordshire 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]
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 442-446. Accessed and adapted 26 March 2013.
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.