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Revision as of 18:45, 18 March 2014

England  Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Parishes


Parish History[edit | edit source]

WESTWICK (St. Botolph), a parish, in the Tunstead and Happing incorporation, hundred of Tunstead, E. division of Norfolk, 2¾ miles (S.) from North Walsham. [1]


Westwick St Botolph is an Ancient parish in the Waxham deanery of the Diocese of Norwich.
The church is within the Westwick House estate and was the estate church with few inhabitants outside the estate.

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.

  • Tunstead 1837-1869
  • Smallburgh 1870-1938
  • North Walsham 1939-1974

Church records[edit | edit source]

Westwick, 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 PRs = England, Norfolk, Parish Registers, 1538-1900 (FamilySearch) - free[4]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[5]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[6]
WESTWICK PARISH (1642) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1642-1836

FREG 1642-1880
1642-1836
1642-1812
FS PRs Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
JOIN
1754-1836

PRTS 1642-1811
1642-1836
1642-1811

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

Images of the parish register for this parish are available in FamilySearch Historical Records
Norfolk Record Office reference PD 623/1-4

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tinstaafl/Church_Pages/westwick.htm for images of the church and Baptism transcripts Norfolk Baptism Project

Census records[edit | edit source]

a. 

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.



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

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

For Tunstead and Happing see http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/norf/smallburgh_workhouse.htm

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

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]

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/westwick-st-botolph/ for information about the parish.

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/westwick-st-botolph/ Norfolk Churches website for images of the church

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 527-529. Date accessed: 06 August 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, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1538-1900', FamilySearch, accessed 17 March 2014.
  5. 'Norfolk Coverage,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 11 February 2014.
  6. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 7 October 2013.