Saturday, 5 December 2015

Ancestry adds bishops transcripts for Norfolk

Ancestry ( has added a new collection for England, entitled Norfolk, England, Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941, available at They are arranged into three main collections which can also be browsed, those from the Archdeaconry of Norfolk, those from the Archdeaconry of Norwich, and those for which the ecclesiastical jurisdiction is not stated.

The records have previously been available via FamilySearch (, and the site redirects users to the FamilySearch wiki entry at,_Norfolk,_Bishop's_Transcripts_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) for further information.


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