Fonds FC 61 - Records of Dereham and Swaffham Methodist Circuit

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FC 61


Records of Dereham and Swaffham Methodist Circuit


  • 1813-1995 (Creation)

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260 files

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Administrative history

Created by the amalgamation in 1975 of the Dereham and Swaffham Circuits (each of which were themselves unions in 1933 from pre-existing Wesleyan, Primitive and United Methodist circuits in the area). Subsumed into the Central Norfolk Methodist Circuit in October 2007.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 13 November 1981 (numbered FC 61/1-165), 19 July 1982 (numbered FC 61/166-169), 1 October 1982 (numbered FC 61/170-171), 4 October 1983 (numbered FC 61/172-184), 27 October 1983 (numbered PD 61/185-186), 25 May 1984 (numbered FC 61/187-188), 20 June 1984 (numbered FC 61/189), 12 July 1984 (numbered FC 61/190-196), 17 November 1998 (ACC 1998/140/TT/IM numbered FC 61/197-254), and 17 February 2000 (ACC 1999/218/TT/IM numbered FC 61/255-260).

Further accessions of records, received 1 August 2006 (ACC 2006/104) and 25 March 2010 (ACC 2009/389), have not yet been listed in detail, but are summarily described in the 'Uncatalogued accessions' section of this catalogue. They may be requested by their accession number and any box numbers or descriptions which appear in the entries.

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This circuit has now (2009) been subsumed into the newly created Mid-Norfolk Circuit.

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Post-amalgamation records are listed as far as possible under the church or circuit to which they previously belonged.
Number not used- FC 61/195

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Documents less than 30 years old not already published will not be made available except by written permission of the church or circuit in question.

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See FC 75 and FC 94. For Circuit Plans, 1981-1985, 1967, see FC 84. See also FC 17/1 and FC 70/10.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 07/02/2003 by Droip. Modified 10/10/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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