- 1547-1999 (Creation)
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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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Created 07/05/2003 by Drome. Modified 21/12/2018 by Droip.