Rockland St Mary, Norfolk Genealogy

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Rockland St Mary

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Rockland St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the Brooke Deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.

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]

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Images of the parish register for this parish are available in historic records (formerly Record Search)

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 256/1-10.

In the general register of births marriages and deaths images available there is a known issue in the omission of images for the period 1747-1750. If you are seeking this image pending consideration of a technical resolution of a problem please contact support@familysearch.org for assistance by using feedback on the site.

 

Census records[edit | edit source]

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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

http://www.btinternet.com/~e.c.apling/1891Census/RocklandStMaryAndHolverstone.htm transcript of 1891 census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys

Henstead Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Henstead/Henstead.shtml

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]

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Web sites[edit | edit source]

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http://www.achurchnearyou.com/rockland-st-mary/ for information about the parish


http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/rocklandstmary/rocklandstmary.htm Norfolk Churches website