2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Norfolk Heritage Centre
Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
Tel: 01603 774740
Fax: 01603 774705
Contact: Clare Agate, Librarian Team Leader
3. Research Service
Up to 30 minutes' research without charge. More detailed enquiries referred to commercial researchers.
Provided by local Record Office?
Limited research. Researcher must have specific information. Fee-based. Other research passed to Record Searchers.
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages
Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.
Registrar General's indexes of births, deaths and marriages on microfiche from 1837-1999 (as at February 2003)
5. Census returns
1841-1901 Norfolk on microfilm/fiche.
1851 Norfolk, Devon and Warwickshire on CD-Rom
1881 British Census and National Index on CD-Rom
Free access to 1901 internet site, with vouchers on sale for access to charged information.
Indexes on microfiche: 1851 Norfolk
6(a) County and Regional Directories
Norfolk Directories 1836-1937
6(b) City and Town Directories
Norwich Directories 1783-1975
6(c) Telephone Directories
1912 to date (some gaps) Norfolk and Norwich. In some cases the King's Lynn area and West Norfolk are excluded
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Norfolk: Incomplete coverage 1830's - 1915, 1918 to date
Norwich: 1834 to date
7(b) Poll Books
Norfolk 1714 to 1865
Norwich 1710 to 1871
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
Free online access to Family Search web site. Also IGI Great Britain 1992 edition on microfiche.
9. Unpublished Indexes
No significant indexes
10. Parish Registers
Microform copies of registers held at Norfolk Record Office; also archdeacons' and bishops' transcripts. Printed transcripts of some Norfolk parishes. Originals in Norfolk Record Office.
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
The Norfolk Ancestor, Journal of the Norfolk Genealogical Society
Norfolk Archaeology, Journal of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society
Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Journal
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
Publications of the Norfolk Record Society
13. Other material
Picture Norfolk - database of digitised images from the library and other collections. Access via the library catalogue link from http://www.library.norfolk.gov.uk
Local Newspaper Archive - database of digitised images of articles from the Eastern Daily Press between 1922 and 1978, with a sample collection from 1990. Accessible only in Millennium Library, Norwich.
14. Guides to Collections
Norfolk Record Office. Guide to Genealogical Sources. Various editions
E. Darrock and B. Taylor. A Bibliography of Norfolk History. University of East Anglia, 1975 and 1991. 2 vols.
15. Local Record Offices
Norfolk Record Office
The Archive Centre
Tel: 01603 222599
Fax: 01603 761885