Local Registers & Records


This page lists information (images AND text) on local parish records, census returns, burial records, tithe records, land tax returns, local school registers, ship registers, etc. This information is provided to assist in deciding whether a visit to the History Centre may benefit your research. However, please do not assume that it is either complete or accurate.

Images (which may be clicked on to enlarge) are provided as they often convey more information than the text that follows . The images may also help with locating information within the History Centre.

Parish Records in the History Centre are for the most part, copies of original material held either by the Norfolk Record Office or the Public Record Office.

These copies arc available as Microfilm or Microfiche. Use the reference number from this Index, to find the relevant item in the Filing Cabinet drawers, marked Microform.

There is additional Parish Record material in folders. This includes Church folders, Churchyard Surveys, Monumental Inscriptions, Transcripts of Parish Registers and Censuses plus a collection of hard copies for local Census Returns and to a lesser extent. Registers.

The Folders on the open shelves are as follows

  • Parish Registers and Transcripts
  • Blakeney Parish Council Minute Books (Volume 1: 1894-1929, Volume 2: 1929-1952). Records on CD and History Centre laptop.
  • Blakeney Parish Register Transcript
  • Blakeney Methodist Register
  • Blakeney School Admissions Register 1864 – 1912
  • Blakeney, St Nicholas Church
  • Blakeney. Wiveton, Cley and Weyborne (P Kay) Churchyard Papers
  • Blakeney Monumental Inscriptions
  • Wiveton, St Mary the Virgin Church
  • Wiveton Monumental Inscriptions
  • Morston, Stiffkey and Binham Census Returns

Further material may be found in the DOCUMENT SERIES which is located on the long shelves near the Microfiche machines

File E: Census Returns

File F: Rector’s Account Book

File H: Parish Rate Books. Churchwardens & Overseers Accounts, Poor Rate etc.

Blakeney Census Returns

Blakeney Harbour Company certificate

Blakeney Methodist Church: Attendance Register June 1940-1955

Blakeney Parish Records

Blakeney Parish Records: 1861 Men at Sea

Blakeney School Admissions Register 1864 -1912 (photocopies and spreadsheet)

Census Transcripts 1851 and 1891

Cley Burial Register 1908-2000

Cley School Infants Class Registers 1912-19

Boys Infants 1912-1913

Boys Infants 1913-1914

2nd Class Mixed 1913-1914

Under 5 years 1914-1915

Girls Infants 1915-1916

Class V Mixed 1916-1917

Girls Infants 1917-1918

Under 5 years 1918-1919

Edgefield 1851 Census Return

Morston Census Returns

North Norfolk Coastguards

Stiffkey Census Returns

Wells Parish Registers 1547-1616 & 1616-1658

Wiveton Monumental Inscriptions

WI Survey of Wiveton Monumental Inscriptions