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WORTH AM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Diss. 2.&nbsp;<ref>Lewis,Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51431#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 687-69.</ref>
  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}} Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}} Refer to the works listed in [[Suffolk Gazetteers]] or [[England Gazetteers]] for source material.  
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

WORTH AM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Diss. 2. [1]

Refer to the works listed in Suffolk Gazetteers or England Gazetteers for source material.

Resources[edit | edit source]

If you live in Suffolk, England Genealogy 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 LDS Family History Centres.  Refer to the parish and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalogue for available records.

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]

Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the Suffolk Record Office. There are Bishop Transcripts and Parish Registers that have been filmed for most parishes in the County. See the Suffolk Church Records article for further details.

Census records[edit | edit source]

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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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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 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]

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 687-69.