Fonds PD 721 - Parish Records of St Alban, Lakenham

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PD 721


Parish Records of St Alban, Lakenham


  • 1901-2007 (Creation)

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24 volumes, 3 papers

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In 1901, a temporary church with 150 sittings was erected on Grove Road, Lakenham, Norwich. This building was licensed for marriages in 1910. On 4 August 1932, work started on a permanent church, which was designed by the architect, Cecil Upcher. The first portion of the building was dedicated on 1 October 1933, and the church was finally consecrated by the Bishop of Norwich on 20 May 1937. The church continued as a chapel of ease to the parish church of St John the Baptist and All Saints, Lakenham until St Alban's was constituted a separate parish by Order in Council of 30 September 1949. St Alban's subsequently became part of the Lakenham Group, with St Mark's, Lakenham.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 7 July 2009 (ACC 2009/104). List completed September 2009 (JW).

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Comprises parish registers, 1901-2000; registration papers, 1907-1945; service registers, 1901-2007; and confirmation register, 1949-1995.

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For consecration papers, 1937, see DN/CSP 24/17. There are also references to St Alban's Church in the consecration registers, 1904-1913 (reference DN/CSR 9) on p.127, and 1929-1964 (DN/CSR 11) on pp. 95, 155, 255 and 265. For diocesan copies of glebe terriers for St John and St Alban, Lakenham, see DN/TER 96/1/1-23. For St Alban Lakenham war memorial appeal fund accounts, 1946, see the Shipdham parish records, reference PD 337/751.

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Created 23/09/2009 by Drojr. Modified 06/03/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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