2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Great Yarmouth Central Library
Tel: 01493 844551 / 01493 842279
Fax: 01493 857628
3. Research Service
Up to 30 minutes research without charge. More detailed enquiries are directed to a list of fee-based researchers provided by the Norfolk Record Office.
Provided by local Record Office?
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
5. Census returns
1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901
Caister and surrounding areas
covering the Flegg villages and area as far north as the river Thurne, west of Stokesby and Billockby. And south to Hopton with parts of Oulton and Lowestoft
6(a) County and Regional Directories
Pigot's National Commercial Directory: Norfolk and Suffolk 18830
Kelly's/White's Directories of Norfolk/Suffolk 1836-1937
British Universal Directory 1793-98: covers England and Wales
6(b) City and Town Directories
Local street and business inc.
Kelly's Directories of Great Yarmouth, Southtown and Gorleston: 1863-1973 (set incomplete)
6(c) Telephone Directories
Great Yarmouth area: 1951-1967, 1989 to date
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Great Yarmouth: 1850, 1914/15, 1919, 1932/33, 1937/38, 1938/39, 1969/70 to 2001
7(b) Poll Books
Great Yarmouth: 1790-1865 (incomplete), 1915, 1919, 1932, 1938.
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
IGI for England, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland and N. Ireland
9. Unpublished Indexes
1881 Norfolk and Suffolk Census Index by surname, birthplace, census place, etc. Also similar index for Norfolk only 1851
Chronological indexes of pictures of local service personnel who served in the armed forces in World War I and World War II.
Index of photographs which appeared in Great Yarmouth Mercury (chronological order only) almost complete.
10. Parish Registers
All microfilm/microfiche copies.
Great Yarmouth 1558-1901, Gorleston 1668-1845
Acle, Aldeby, Ashby (Suffolk), Beighton, Billockby, Bradwell, Old Buckenham, Burgh Castle, Burgh St. Margaret, Burgh St. Peter, Caister, Cantley, Clippesby, Corton (Suffolk), Fleggburgh, Freethorpe, Fritton, Haddiscoe, Halvergate, Hemsby, Herringfleet (Suffolk), Herringby, Hopton, Horsey, Martham, Mantby, Norton Subcourse, Oby with Thurne & Ashby, Ormesby St. Margaret, Ormesby St. Michael, Potter Heigham, Raveningham, Reedham, Repps with Bastwick, Rollesby, Runham, Scratby, Sea Palling, Somerleyton (Suffolk), Stokesby with Herringby, Thrigby, Thurlton, Thurne, Toft Monks, Tunstall, Upton, Wexham, Wheatmere & Winterton with East Somerton
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
Norfolk Genealogy. 24 vols.
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
Norfolk Marriage Registers 1899 in 12 vols. with index
Great Yarmouth Independent Church Parish registers 1643-1705
Great Yarmouth Apprenticeship indentures 1563-1665
13. Other material
County Borough of Great Yarmouth Record of the Great War 1914-1918 gives details of all Yarmouth residents who served in the armed forces
14. Guides to Collections
1. Parish Registers held at Great Yarmouth Library
2. Prison Registers of Great Yarmouth held at Great Yarmouth
3. Family history resources available at Great Yarmouth Library
4. The Norfolk Studies Collection at Great Yarmouth Library
15. Local Record Offices
Norfolk Record Office
Upper Green Lane
Tel: 01603 761349
Fax: 01603 761885