New additions for Suffolk on FindMyPast

FindMyPast have recently added seven new publications to their collection:

  • Suffolk Hearth Tax Returns (1674)
  • Wills and Inventories from Court of the Commissary of Bury St Edmunds (1370-1650)
  • smityhParish Registers of West Stow & Wordwell (1558-1850)
  • Parish Registers of Rushbrook (1567-1850)
  • Parish Registers of Ickworth (1566-1890)
  • Parish Registers of Denham (1539-1850)
  • Parish Registers of Chillesford (1740-1812)

These are presented in .pdf format and to search them you can only use exact word search. This will take you to a page for you to scan through to find the entry, not directly to an individual transcript. Old hands will appreciate this means that you may need to try several variations to find your person of interest. 

Note: this collection is available with a Pro subscription (ie not a Plus subscription) so you will need to upgrade or visit your local library if you have the more basic package.

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