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Norfolk County Council (Thetford)


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.library.norfolk.gov.uk
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): NFK

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Thetford Public Library
Raymond Street
Thetford
Norfolk
IP24 2EA
Tel: 01842 752048
Fax: 01842 750125
Email:thetford.lib@norfolk.gov.uk
Web address: http://www.library.norfolk.gov.uk


Opening hours:

Monday: 1000-1700
Tuesday: 1000-1930
Wednesday: 1000-1300
Thursday: 1000-1700
Friday: 1000-1930
Saturday: 1000-1600


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Up to 30 minutes' research without charge. More detailed enquiries directed to list of fee-based researchers provided by the Norfolk Record Office.

Provided by local Record Office? No
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None


5. Census returns

Census returns for Thetford town parishes for 1891.
1851 census for Norfolk, Warwick and Devon on CD.
1881 census returns for England, Scotland and Wales on CD.


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

(Universal British Directory 1793-98)
Various general county directories of Norfolk, from 1830-1937

6(b) City and Town Directories

Thetford and District Almanac 1868, 1909, 1931, 1933, 1936, 1977

6(c) Telephone Directories

UK current only


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

1986/7, 1991/2, 1994-2001 for Thetford and immediate villages out to approx. 10 miles

7(b) Poll Books

Norfolk: 1734, 1768, 1802, 1806, 1817.
South Norfolk: 1868, 1871.
East Norfolk: 1832, 1837, 1841, 1858, 1865.
West Norfolk: 1847, 1865
Norwich: 1734, 1768, 1780, 1781, 1784, 1786, 1794, 1796, 1799, 1802, 1812, 1818, 1832.
Yarmouth: 1807, 1826, 1830-32, 1835, 1837, 1847, 1868.
Suffolk: 1790, 1806, 1817.
East Suffolk: 1832.
Ipswich: 1727, 1741, 1857, 1859.
Sudbury: 1747.


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Edition 1992. Total UK (microfiche)


9. Unpublished Indexes

None


10. Parish Registers

Thetford town parishes of St. Cuthbert's, St. Mary's and St. Peter's in microform.


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

The Parson Woodforde Society Journal, 1968- date. The Thomas Paine Echo and Bulletin 1977- date. Norfolk Ancestor, Norfolk Archaeology 1847-1977 East Anglian Magazine 1847-1981 Journal of the Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group.


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Publications of the Norfolk Record Society.


13. Other material

Thetford and Watton Times on microfilm: Feb. 1880-1897, 1899-1910, 1912-Sept. 1994, 1995-2001 Thetford and Brandon Times: Jan-Dec 1992. Thetford Times: Jan-Aug 1994.


14. Guides to Collections

E. Darrock, A bibliography of Norfolk History, U.E.A. 1975 and B. Taylor, A bibliography of Norfolk History, U.E.A., 1991.


15. Local Record Offices

Norfolk Record Office
Gildengate House
Anglia Square
Upper Green Lane
Norwich
Norfolk
NR3 1AK
Tel: 01603 761349
Fax: 01603 761885
http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/council/departments/nro/nroindex.htm
Email:


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