Parish Records held at the Norfolk Archive Centre

ST. STEPHEN’S IN CHAPELFIELD, RAMPANT HORSE STREET, NORWICH

PARISH RECORDS HELD AT THE NORFOLK  ARCHIVE CENTRE, COUNTY HALL

 

Parish Registers                      The following registers can be seen on microfilm

 

  • Banns of Marriage      Dated records from 1754 to 1972 plus some earlier but undated records.
  • Marriages                    from 1538  to May 1965
    (Records after this date are held at St. Stephen’s Church & Norwich
    Register Office)
    Baptisms                     from 1538 to 1914(?)
    (Records after December 1947 are held at St. Stephen’s Church)
  • Confirmations             Records after December 1961 are held at St. Stephen’s Church
  • Burials                         in St. Stephen’s Churchyard from 1538 to 1862

(Register of cremated remains buried in churchyard
after December 1970 is held at St. Stephen’s Church)

  • Services                      From 1924 to 1999

Other Family records

  • Clerk’s Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials             1588 to 1636
  • Christenings (Baptisms) from Chapel Field House[1]            October 1590 to August 1634
  • Burials from Chapel Field House[2]                                        October 1546 to 1641
  • Names of those from Chapel Field House who have provided for the poor[3]
  • Register of Burials in Woollen                                                1678 to 1729
  • Clerk’s Register of Baptisms                                                  1800 to 1812
  • Clerk’s Register of Burials                                                      1800 to 1809
  • Apprenticeships[4] (at back of Payments & Receipts book)* 1568 to 1687
  • Apprentice Indentures[5]                                                          1639 to 1717

Other Parish Records

  • Parish Accounts                                 from 1546 to 1690; from 1949 to1992
  • Churchwardens’ Accounts                 from 1688 to 1949 (includes payments and receipts)
  • Payments and Receipts                     1568 to 1687
  • Cash Books                                        1978 to 1992
  • Church Collection Records                1932 to 1937; 1941 to 1946
  • Church Missionary Accounts              1916 to 1975
  • Sunday School Minute Book               1862 to 1876
  • Parish Hall Accounts                           May 1912 to July 1983
  • Weekly Cash Receipts                       1932 to 1937; 1941 to 1946
  • Parochial Church Council Minutes      from 1920 to 1964

Annual Parochial Church Meeting      1922 to 1937
for records from 1966 to 2012 see Vestry Book


[1] In the Parish Accounts book for 1546 to 1688

[2] In the Parish Accounts book for 1546 to 1688

[3] In the Parish Accounts book for 1546 to 1688

[4] At the back of the Payments and Receipts book for 1568 to 1687

[5] In a packet in the chest at St. Stephen’s Church