The Norfolk family history section of the Family History website is dedicated to Norfolk Family History Resources and Genealogical Records relating to Norfolk, England, UK. We’ll bring you information and direct links to Norfolk Birth, Marriage and Death records, and Norfolk Parish Registers.
This is a very active society with its headquarters in Norwich. Kirby Hall has excellent facilities including a Library, internet access and computer equipment and is staffed by volunteers who can assist visitors with research. A local group also meets in Diss once a month and another group meet in London. The society distributes a journal called The Norfolk Ancestor free to its members.
Based in Norwich, the archive service has been given the maximal possible four-star rating by The National Archives and makes all its documents “available across the world”, it also includes the Sound Archive.
Births, marriages and deaths
We are able to bring you direct links to Norfolk BMD records that are available via FindmyPast. These are all from the County of Norfolk, England, UK.
– a very large list of 1.8 million records from 546 parishes across Norfolk, England, UK.
– Burial Records Norfolk, England, UK.
Norfolk Parish Lists
This details all the Norfolk parishes and the date range of the records for each parish. Use this list in conjunction with the births marriages and deaths records.
Norfolk Newspaper Archives
Local Newspaper Archives and Historical Newspapers can provide invaluable information for Family History Researchers. Information can often be found that is not found in Parish Records, or Censuses. At Family History, we are able to provide a direct link to Norfolk Newspaper Archives from a variety of historical newspapers, covering different time periods. Here is the link and information on the historic Norfolk Newspapers and the time periods they cover:
British Newspaper Archives – historic newspaper records in the Norfolk area – This is the link for the following historical newspapers
|Local newspaper records||Record years|
|Eastern Evening News||1882-1888
|Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal||1880-1892