Scottow, Norfolk Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Scottow All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.
Scottow is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is located some 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Coltishall and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of North Walsham.
For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.
Most of the former Royal Air Force Coltishall military airbase lied within the parish boundaries of Scottow. Today, part of the RAF base has been converted in to HMPrison Bure, a prison for adult males.
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]
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
This parish does not appear at FamilySearch Historical Records as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication
|Baptisms and burials 1600-1610, 1623-1633, 1665?-1771, 1790-1812 Marriages 1600-1607, 1623-1633, 1665?-1771, 1790-1811
||FHL BRITISH Film |
1526780 Item 14
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.
Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
Poor Law Unions
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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.
Web sites[edit | edit source]
Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.