Findmypast Weekly Update: Norfolk

Norfolk Workhouse Admission & Discharge Registers for Aylsham (1836 – 1904), Forehoe (1870 – 1913), Loddon & Clavering (1814 – 1900) and Norwich (1802 – 1901) Poor Law Unions are now available. Covering the workhouses of Aylsham, Buxton, Heckingham, Oulton, St Andrew’s, and Wicklewood, these 279,125 records include transcripts and linked images of the original record.

Norfolk had 22 Poor Law Unions. Records at the Norfolk Record Office listed here suggest there’s scope for more coverage.

Norfolk Non-Conformist Records 1613-1901 added separately to three FMP collections — England and Wales Non-Conformist Births and Baptisms, England and Wales Non-Conformist Burials, and England and Wales Non-Conformist Marriages.

For births and baptisms, there are  42,772 records from 1691 to 1919, the majority including transcripts and images. Marriages from 1658 to 1896 in the Norfolk collection total 4,296 records. The 7,334 burial records are from 1666 to 1959, most lacking images.

Norfolk Newspapers: Lynn Advertiser
Editions for 1944, 1952-1957, 1998 have been added in the past week to the Lynn Advertiser bringing the overall coverage of the paper to 1842-1945, 1950-1957, 1963, 1967, 1971-1977, 1980-1999.

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