Norfolk Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  



  Project 9: England—Norfolk


   Explore research in Norfolk.


(England)



         Search:

Goal 1: Learn about Norfolk research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Norfolk ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Norfolk.
    FS Wiki: Norfolk England Genealogy
  2. Get tips for starting your research in Norfolk.
    Norfolk Record Office: Tracing Your Family Tree (10 pgs.)
  3. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Norfolk research.
  4. Explore the research guides on the Norfolk Record Office site.






Goal 2: Learn about Norfolk archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Norfolk archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Norfolk archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Norfolk Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the Norfolk Record Office site.
  3. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  4. Search for free online books on Norfolk research on the FamilySearch site.





Goal 3: Learn about Norfolk civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Norfolk civil registration.

  1. Learn about Norfolk civil registration in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Civil Registration
  2. Explore Norfolk civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Browse the Norfolk registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  4. Get an overview of Norfolk marriage records in this guide.
    Marriage License Bonds
  5. Get copies of Norfolk BMD records on the Norfolk County Council site.
  6. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Norfolk census records.

  1. Learn about Norfolk Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Norfolk census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Norfolk church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Norfolk church records.

  1. Get an overview of Norfolk church records in this article.
    FS—Norfolk Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  3. Get an overview of Norfolk parish records in this guide.
    Norfolk Parish Registers
  4. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Norfolk.

B. Explore Norfolk cemetery records.

  1. Get an overview of Norfolk cemetery records in this guide.
    Norfolk Cemetery Records
  2. Explore Norfolk cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  4. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Norfolk probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Norfolk probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Norfolk probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Norfolk Probate Records
  2. Get an overview of Norfolk probate records in this guide.
    Wills and Other Probate Records
  3. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  4. Learn more about land and property records on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  5. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Norfolk maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Norfolk maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Norfolk maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Norfolk Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Norfolk maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.





Goal 7: Learn about Norfolk newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Norfolk newspapers.

  1. Search Norfolk newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  2. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Norfolk site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Norfolk research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 9: Search records from Norfolk.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Norfolk research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Norfolk Family History Society page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Norfolk research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Norfolk research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Norfolk research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Norfolk research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Norfolk genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Norfolk in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Norfolk Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Norfolk site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.