Fonds PD 621 - Parish Records of Great Ryburgh

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PD 621


Parish Records of Great Ryburgh


  • 1547-1999 (Creation)

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88 pieces

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Administrative history

In Toftrees Deanery. Great and Little Ryburgh were consolidated on 18 June 1750, and then united with Gateley and Testerton by Order in Council on 12 October 1925. Under a pastoral measure of 1969, the benefices of Great Ryburgh and Little Ryburgh with Gateley and Testerton, and the benefice of Stibbard were held in plurality.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 17 November 1989 (numbered PD 621/1-82); 4 October 2000 (ACC 2000/147 numbered PD 621/83-84), 14 November 2008 (ACC 2008/258 numbered PD 621/85) and 19 February 2015 (ACC 2014/267 numbered PD 621/86-88). List amended November 2008 (JW) and 20 February 2015 (IRP).

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Contains parish registers, 1547-1973; registration papers, 1852-1965; papers relating to the church and benefice, 1760-1999; records of the churchwardens and Parochial Church Council, 1597-1973; charity papers, 1809-1969; records of Ryburgh School, 1889-1979; parish magazines, 1910-1971; and miscellaneous papers, 1825-1968.

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Documents are arranged by series; document references are not necessarily in numerical order.

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Most registers are available on microform.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 07/05/2003 by Drome. Modified 21/12/2018 by Droip.


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