Norfolk is a county in the East Anglia region of England, United Kingdom.

The county of Norfolk has been home to a small number of branches of my ancestors for the last 200-300 years. Amongst these ancestors have been the Poll family, who are documented as living in the market town of Wymondham since at least 1741.

The Chapman Code for Norfolk is NFK.

Ancestral Locations in Norfolk

  • Southery
  • Welney
  • Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen
  • Wymondham

Researching families in Norfolk

The bulk of the parish records for Norfolk are stored at the Norfolk Record Office in Norwich. Some parishes that border with Cambridgeshire, may also have records deposited at the Cambridgeshire Archives & Local Studies Centre, and some parishes along the border with neighbouring Suffolk may have records held at the Suffolk Record Office, so it's worth checking their catalogues to see what they hold.

A number of family tree and genealogical organisations hold data and records useful to the family historian including:

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