Fonds FC 16 - Records of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Methodist Circuit

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FC 16


Records of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Methodist Circuit


  • 1785-2001 (Creation)

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475 files

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 September 1973 (numbered FC 16/1-467), 18 November 1973 (numbered FC 16/468), 24 April 1986 (numbered FC 16/469), 25 November 1996 (numbered FC 16/470-475), 28 August 2003 (ACC 2003/58 numbered FC 16/476-567) and 8 November 2007 (ACC 2007/277).

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Scope and content

Free Church Records of Wesleyan Methodist, Primitive Methodist and United Methodist Churches in the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Circuit. Please note that as from 1 September 2007, the churches of this circuit were subsumed into a newly created, East Norfolk Circuit.

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Please note that, because of the need to insert later deposits of additional records into existing series, reference numbers may not always run consecutively.

This list is arranged under the following headings:

Wesleyan and post-amalgamation Methodist Circuits

Wesleyan and post-amalgamation Methodist Churches

Primitive Methodist Circuit

Primitive Methodist Churches

United Methodist Circuit

United Methodist Churches

Unidentified Churches


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All records not previously made public are subject to closure for 30 years after the last date of creation.

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For further records, see FC 101/8-10, FC 1/1-70 (Great Yarmouth Temple Methodist Chapel),
FC 62/1-6 (Great Yarmouth Primitive Methodist baptism registers), and FC 48/47-52 (Great Yarmouth Primitive Methodist marriage registers).
For Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Methodist Circuit Plan, 1973-1974, see FC 57. Also see uncatalogued records in ACC 2007/277.

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