Fonds ANW 15 - Archdeaconry of Norwich: Terriers and Inventories

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ANW 15


Archdeaconry of Norwich: Terriers and Inventories


  • 1556-1809 (Creation)

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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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The main series of glebe terriers is preserved with the diocesan archives. Some of the records were in fact returned to the Bishop but subsequently found their way into the Archdeacon's hands.

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ANW 15/4 includes Archdeaconry of Norfolk terriers. The series for 1613-1614, 1635 and 1638 reflect vacancies in the See at these dates.

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The main series of glebe terriers is preserved with the Diocesan Archives: see list DN/TER. Some Norfolk Archdeaconry terriers are included in this for 1735-1820.

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