Fonds PD 389 - Parish Records of Topcroft

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PD 389


Parish Records of Topcroft


  • 1556-2019 (Creation)

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84 pieces

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Administrative history

In Brooke Deanery. By a pastoral scheme of 9 March 1977, the benefices of Hempnall, Fritton with Morningthorpe with Shelton and Hardwick, Topcroft, and Woodton with Bedingham were united to create the benefice of Hempnall.

Archival history

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 2 September 1980 (numbered PD 389/1-63); 9 March 1983 (numbered PD 389/64-66); 4 September 1984 (numbered PD 389/67-69); 20 October 1988 (numbered PD 389/70); 21 November 1991 (numbered PD 389/71); 22 February 2006 (ACC 2005/349 numbered PD 389/72-73); 12 February 2007 (ACC 2006/317 numbered PD 389/74-75) and 29 January 2014 (ACC 2013/317 numbered PD 389/76-81 and ACC 2013/317 [uncat]). List amended January 2014 (AL) and 10 February 2016 (ACC 2015/241, numbered PD 389/82-83). List amended February 2016 (HV). ACC 2021/11 (numbered PD 389/84).

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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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For records of the Hempnall Group of parishes (including Topcroft) see Hempnall parish records, reference PD 436.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 28/05/2003 by Drome. Modified 19/12/2018 by Droip.


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