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Suffolk Genealogy


"SUFFOLK, a maritime county on the E. coast of England, is bounded N. by Norfolk, E. by the German Ocean, S. by Essex,and W. by Cambridge. It lies between 51 56' and 52 37' N. lat., 0 23' and 1 46' E. long. Its greatest length from Southtown, a suburb of Great Yarmouth, on the N.E., to the south-western border, is 68 miles, and the extreme breadth 52 miles. The area is 1,481 square miles, or 947,681 acres, of which about 820,000 acres are arable land, meadow, and pasture"
from National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868
Genuki - Suffolk
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Neighbouring Counties
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Suffolk GenWeb
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find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
Suffolk Record Office Suffolk Libraries
Suffolk Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Suffolk
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
records from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
Surname Lists
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Suffolk genealogy with other researchers

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Suffolk
Suffolk war memorials and rolls of honour
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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