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Latest revision as of 14:07, 1 December 2020

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

Santon, Norfolk
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Grimshoe
County Norfolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Thetford
Registration District Thetford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1770
Bishop's Transcripts: 1707
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cranwich
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
Location of Archive
Norfolk Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

SANTON (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Thetford, hundred of Grimshoe, W. division of Norfolk, 4 miles (N. W. by N.) from Thetford. [1]

Santon All Saints is a Victorian rebuilding and remodelling of a medieval church on the site which served the hamlet of Santon. It is a parish in the county of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The neighboring large village of Santon Downham in Suffolk became the larger settlement of the village and has it's own parish church and prior to 1837 this parish was also in 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.

  • Thetford 1837-1935
  • with Linford 1935-1938
  • Wayland 1939-1974

Church records[edit | edit source]

Santon, 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]
NTA = Norfolk Transcription Archive - free[6]
TIN = Tinstaafl Transcripts - free[7]
Santon, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images

FREG 1814-1879

FS ATs 1770-1802 1770-1802 1770-1802
FS BTs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
NTA 1770-1802 (gaps)

1781-1797 (gaps)
TIN 1813-1880

This parish's registers do not appear on FamilySearch as no microfilm for the parish is held at the Family History Library.
A search of the FamilySearch Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts. The parish is referred to as Santon House.

Baptisms 1770, 1792-1802 Marriages 1800 Burials 1771, 1788-1797
1526806 Item 5
Non-Conformist Records[edit | edit source]

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]

Thetford Poor Law Union

See also England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

Norfolk Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogys

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. 15-20. Date accessed: 14 May 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 27 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. Norfolk Transcription Archive, accessed 15 April 2014.
  7. 'Norfolk Baptism Project 1813 to 1880,' Tinstaafl Transcripts, accessed 10 April 2014.