Fonds PD 712 - Parish Records of Bunwell

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PD 712


Parish Records of Bunwell


  • 1551-nd [20th century] (Creation)

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109 pieces

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 30 March 2006 (ACC 2005/395 numbered PD 712/1-106); on 4 January 2007 (ACC 2006/268 numbered PD 712/107); and on 14 January 2009 (ACC 2008/320 numbered PD 712/108-109). List amended January 2009 (JW).

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Registers of baptisms, 1551-1861, marriages, 1551-1837, burials, 1551-1869, and banns, 1654-1656, 1754-1812
Registration papers, 1561-1823, including register bills, 1561-1638
Church and benefice papers, 1731-1897
Churchwardens' accounts and bills, nd [1551]-1840
Vestry minutes, 1881-1885
Records of the overseers of the poor, 1576-nd [20th century] (including accounts, rate assessments and other financial papers, 1576-1845, settlement papers, 1600-1854, apprenticeship indentures, 1602-1842, bastardy papers, 1609-nd [20th century] and a Bunwell census, 1777)
Records of the surveyors of the highways, 1655-1836
Constables' records, 1590-1841
Records relating to Bunwell charities, 1553-1887
Ordnance Survey sheets of Bunwell and area, 1905-1906.

Parish registers are available on microfilm.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 04/04/2006 by Drojr. Modified 28/11/2016 by Droip.


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