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If you live in '''[[Suffolk Genealogy|Suffolk]]''' you will have access to a variety of resources at [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|local archives and libraries]].  For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|LDS Family History Centres]].  Refer to {{H:title|copy and paste Parish link from FamilySearch Catalogue to this place. |Suffolk_in_the_FHL_Catalog|label= the parish |link=yes|dotted=yes|external=no}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.  
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If you live in '''[[Suffolk Genealogy|Suffolk]]''' you will have access to a variety of resources at [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|local archives and libraries]].  For those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to Family History Centers|Family History Centres]].  Refer to {{H:title|copy and paste Parish link from FamilySearch Catalogue to this place. |Suffolk_in_the_FHL_Catalog|label= the parish |link=yes|dotted=yes|external=no}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.  
  
 
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Parish Registers began in the 1500's. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|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. {{expand section|Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non conformist and other types of church records.  Also add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the [[FamilySearch Catalog]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FamilySearch Catalogue]]}}  
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Parish Registers began in the 1500s. They can be viewed at the [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries#Suffolk_Record_Office|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. {{expand section|Information about parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, parish chest records, non-conformist and other types of church records.  Also, add links to online parish collections. Make reference to records found in the [[FamilySearch Catalog]].  To locate resources, look at  [[Suffolk in the FamilySearch Catalog|Suffolk Parishes in the FamilySearch Catalogue]]}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:21, 3 March 2020

Wortham, Suffolk
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hartismere
County Suffolk, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Hartismere
Registration District Hartismere
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hartismere
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury
Location of Archive
Suffolk Archives and Libraries

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 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 the parish and Suffolk in the FamilySearch 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]

Wortham, Suffolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (findmypast) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
Wortham, Suffolk Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
1813 1813-1837
BOYD
1538-1837

NBI

1538-1899

Parish Registers began in the 1500s. 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]

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 687-69. Date accessed: 3 October 2013.
  2. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.