Archdeaconry of Norwich: Marriage Licence Bonds and Affidavits
- 1660-1915 (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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From 1823 affidavits (also called allegations) only. Filed according to the date at which they were returned to the Archdeacon, not the date issued. Affidavits continued to be returned in this Archdeaconry until 1915, the last commissary dying in 1922. The bundles mostly represent broken files or parts of files. New style dates used in catalogue.
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Missing on transfer: ANW 24/6/260, 330-339, ANW 24/9/110-119, ANW 24/10/71, ANW 24/13/286, ANW 24/33/152-155, ANW/24/41/160, ANW 24/58/9, ANW 24/70/20, ANW/24/79/91/99.. Number not used: ANW 24/54.
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Indexed in the online catalogue, 1712-1915, by Norfolk Record Office volunteers. Other indexes: 1715-1734, compiled by Tim Hawes, volume available in NRO searchroom; 'Norwich Archdeaconry Marriage Licence Bonds, 1813-1837', compiled by Christine Hood, in 'Norfolk Genealogy', volume 23.
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All available on microfiche.
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- Archdeaconry of Norwich; ?- (Creator)
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Created 13/08/2001 by droip. Modified 25/10/2019 by Drohv.