Rymer, Suffolk Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||Thetford|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Suffolk Record Office|
RYMER, an extra-parochial tract in the district of Thetford and county of Suffolk. 
If you live in Suffolk you will have access to a variety of resources at local archives and libraries. For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centres. Refer to and Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.
- Thetford 1837-1885
- with Fakenham Magna 1886-1935
- Bury St Edmunds 1936-
Rymer parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Rymer Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Suffolk Record Office.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for general details about the census.
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any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law UnionsEdit
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?Thetford/Thetford.shtml
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Suffolk 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 GazetteersEdit
- 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.