Thursday, 19 December 2013

Essex and Norfolk records added to FamilySearch

Two new additions to FamilySearch (

England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1900
The collection has been sourced from the Record Office at Chelmsford.

England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952
The source is given (on the wiki page accompanying the database) as Record Office, Central Library, Norwich.


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at


  1. Essex Parish Registers from East Sussex Record Office? Bizarre! Explanation please.

  2. I'm guessing it's either the fact that a major galactic wormhole opened up, destroying the fabric of time and space itself - or I made an error. But don't dismiss the first theory so easily...! (Duly changed!)