Suffolk 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  



England—Suffolk

Explore research in Suffolk.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Suffolk research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Suffolk ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Suffolk.
    FS Wiki: Suffolk England Genealogy
  2. Get an introduction to Suffolk research in this article.
    Beginning Your Family History
  3. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Suffolk research.







Goal 2: Learn about Suffolk archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Suffolk archives and libraries.

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









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


Choices:

A. Explore Suffolk civil registration.

  1. Explore Suffolk civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search for BMD records on the Suffolk County Council site.
  3. Browse the Suffolk registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  4. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Suffolk census records.

  1. Learn about Suffolk Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Learn about Suffolk census records in this article.
    Census Records



Goal 4: Learn about Suffolk church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Suffolk church records.

  1. Get an overview of Suffolk church records in this article.
    FS—Suffolk Church Records
  2. Learn about Suffolk parish registers and civil registration in this article.
    Parish Registers and Civil Registration
  3. Learn about Suffolk Non-Conformist ancestors in this article.
    Non-Conformist Ancestors
  4. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Suffolk site.
  5. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Suffolk.

B. Explore Suffolk cemetery records.

  1. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  2. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Suffolk probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Suffolk probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Suffolk probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Suffolk Probate Records
  2. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Suffolk maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Suffolk maps and gazetteers.

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



Goal 7: Learn about Suffolk newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Suffolk newspapers.

  1. Learn about Suffolk newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Suffolk Newspapers
  2. Search Suffolk newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

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

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



Goal 9: Search records from Suffolk.


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 collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Suffolk research.


Choices:

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

  1. Visit the Suffolk Genelaogy Research page on Facebook.

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

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

C. Learn about Suffolk genealogy societies.

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