Fonds PD 143 - Parish Records of Necton

Identity area

Reference code

PD 143


Parish Records of Necton


  • 1435-2011 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

118 pieces

Context area

Name of creator


Administrative history

In Cranwich Deanery.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 21 November 1973 (numbered PD 143/1-104); 2 October 1979 (numbered PD 143/107); 17 May 1985 (numbered PD 143/108-110); 21 September 1999 (ACC 1999/114 numbered PD 143/111-117); 15 April 2011 (ACC 2011/20 numbered PD 143/118); and 5 June 2017 (part of ACC 2017/30, numbered PD 143/119-120). List amended June 2017 (JW).

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Comprises parish registers, 1558-2011; registration papers, 1822-1944; records of the church and benefice, 1716-1991; records of the churchwardens, vestry and parochial church council, 1536-1964; records of the overseers of the poor, nd [c 1770]-1835; records of Necton Town Lands in Great Fransham, 1435-1807; records of Necton Town Lands in Necton and of other charities, nd [c 1555-1850]; and miscellaneous papers, 1525-1945.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Documents are arranged by series; document references are not necessarily in numerical order.
Numbers not used: PD 143/11, 13, 105, 106

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Most registers available on microform.

Related units of description

For a schedule of deeds in the town chest, 15th century-18th century, see MS 424.

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier


Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 26/06/2003 by Drome. Modified 28/02/2019 by Droab.


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places