Fonds ANW 23 - Archdeaconry of Norwich: Probate Inventories

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ANW 23


Archdeaconry of Norwich: Probate Inventories


  • 1682-1825 (Creation)

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34 pieces

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In the Diocese of Norwich. Until 1894 the Archdeaconry of Norwich comprised the Deaneries of Blofield, Breccles, Brisley, Flegg (including Gt Yarmouth), Holt, Ingworth, Lynn (including King’s Lynn), Lynn Marshland, Norwich, Sparham, Taverham, Thetford, Toftrees and Walsingham. In 1894 the boundaries were re-drawn and the Archdeaconry of Lynn was created, the Archdeaconry of Norwich thereafter comprised Blofield, Flegg, Holt, Ingworth, Norwich, Repps, Sparham, Taverham and Waxham.

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ANW 23/5a was found by T.F. Barton among the Norwich Diocesan Archives.

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Contemporary indexes were filed with the inventories up to 1800. The file dates are those of exhibition before the Archdeacon, not making, of the inventories they contain.

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A typescript index, 1674-1825, is available in the searchroom or on microfilm MF/X 24. Modern indexes of persons, places and occupations are available.

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All available on microfilm.

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