Norfolk Family History

This is a list of Norfolk family history, genealogy and local history resources and links. Hopefully, they will help you research your Norfolk ancestors and break down those brick walls.


Norfolk Archives

Births, Marriages & Deaths

Free BMD
Free BMD gives you free access to births, deaths, and marriges from 1837 onwards.

Norfolk Parish Records
Links to external websites containing Norfolk parish records and registers available online, including Births/Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths/Burials.

Burials & Cemeteries

Norfolk Cemetery Records

Norfolk Gravestone Photographic Resource

Census Records

1939 Register


UK Census 1841-1911

Criminals & Convicts

Criminal Ancestors Records
Records of convicts and criminals from around the UK.

Electoral Registers

Norfolk Electoral Registers 1832-1915


RootsChat Norfolk
A great place to find Norfolk resources and request help with your research.


An Index to Norfolk Pedigrees

Visitations of Norfolk 1563 & 1613

Historical Directories

Norfolk Historical Directories

Local History

Domesday Book Norfolk


Faden’s Map of Norfolk
The map was the first large-scale map of the whole county and shows the landscape just prior to Parliamentary Enclosure of the early 19th century. Surveyed between 1790 and 1794 the map was published in 1797 in London by William Faden.
Historical Norfolk Maps
Step into the past with the interactive map explorer and view historical maps alongside historical aerial survey data and modern day Ordnance Survey maps.
Norfolk Parish Map

Military Records

British Military Records

The History of the Norfolk Regiment, 1685-1918

Norfolk Roll of Honour

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Collection 1710-1953


iannounce UK Obituaries


British Apprentices 1710-1808

Lost Pubs of Norfolk

Norfolk Mills & Millers

Norfolk Photographers

Societies & Groups

Mid Norfolk Family History Society

Norfolk Family History Society

Wills & Probate

Norfolk Probate 1850-1857