Fonds PD 653 - Parish Records of Ludham

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PD 653


Parish Records of Ludham


  • 1583-2011 (Creation)

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209 pieces

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Administrative history

In Waxham Deanery.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 4 June 1993 (PD 653/1-208) and 10 August 2011 (ACC 2011/113 numbered PD 653/209). List amended August 2011 (JW).

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Scope and content

Comprises parish registers, 1583-1990; registration papers, 1825-1941; records of the church and benefice, 1774-1989; records of the churchwardens, vestry and parochial church council, 1776-2011; records of the overseers of the poor, 1704-1984; records of the surveyors of the highway, 1844-1879; records of charities, 1790-1982; records of Ludham School and Sunday School, 1841-1974; parish magazines, 1887-1895; records of the village hall and church room, 1909-1952; records of Ludham war memorial, 1919-1920; records of celebrations, 1887-1935; printed papers, 1823-1912; and deeds, sale particulars and other miscellaneous documents, 1813-1964.

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

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Most registers and parish chest material are available on microform.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 07/05/2003 by Drome. Modified 06/03/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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