Useful links


The Internet Archive - A massive on-line library that includes digitised copies of many books and documents related to East Anglia.  Change the 'All Media Types' option for 'Texts' and start searching, but beware of American places with the same name! Just a few of the many gems:

The Marsham Parish Registers

The Records of the City of Norwich

The Parish Registers of Brundish

Norwich Rate Book 1633-34

The First Parish Register of St. George of Tombland

Some rough materials for a history of the hundred of North Erpingham

Monumental inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt

Historical Directories - Kelly's, Whites, etc..

FamilySearch Historical Records - Including Norfolk BTs, ATs, Marriage Bonds, Parish Registers, Poor Law Documents, MIs, Non-conformist records & Register of Electors.

Norfolk E-Map Explorer -  Old OS, Tithe, Enclosure and aerial photos.  Takes a little while to get the hang of!

Picture Norfolk - A large library of historic photographs from all over the County.

The Workhouse - Peter Higginbotham's enormously comprehensive (2800-page) on-line encyclopaedia of workhouses and their occupants.

Norfolk Record Office e-Resources - Quick links to family and local history information for the County.  We're at Number 30!

Map Images - Ignore the reference to Scotland; this site covers Britain at scales down to 1:2500 (25 inches to the mile).

The Norfolk Family History Society - The Society was established 50 years ago.  It has a headquarters and research facility in Norwich and publishes a quarterly journal 'The Norfolk Ancestor' which is issued free to members.  Many Norfolk Parish Registers and Monumental Inscriptions held by the society have been made available on-line in the Norfolk Online Record Search (NORS) database.