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Redgrave, Suffolk Genealogy

Redgrave, Suffolk
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hartismere
County Suffolk
Poor Law Union Hartismere
Registration District Hartismere
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hartismere
Diocese Norwich
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Sudbury
Location of Archive
Suffolk Record Office

Parish HistoryEdit

REDGRAVE (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk. The Wesleyans have a place of worship.[1]

Redgrave with Botesdale, St Marys is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich and the county of Suffolk. Botesdale was a chapelry within  the parish.

Church RecordsEdit

REDGRAVE (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk; containing, with the chapelry and town of Botesdale. The Wesleyans have a place of worship. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 652-655.

Redgrave, Suffolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

1813 = Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) (findmypast) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
Redgrave, Suffolk Genealogy Online Parish Records


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1813 1813-1837

IGI 1844-1845


Parish registers for Redgrave, 1538-1901 The parish includes the hamlet of Botesdale.

Suffolk Record Office reference FB132/D1/1-5, D2/1, D3/1-3, D4/1, D5/1-5, D6/1-2.


Baptisms, 1538-1646; marriages, 1561-1646; burials, 1561-1646. Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1654-1661. Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1662-1718. Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1719-1740. Baptisms, burials, 1740-1778; marriages, 1740-1754. Baptisms, 1778-1803; burials, 1778-1812. Baptisms, 1803-1812. Baptisms, 1812-1858. Baptisms, 1858-1901. Burials, 1813-1892. Marriages, 1754-1776; marriage banns, 1754-1775. Marriages and marriage banns, 1776-1795. Marriages, 1795-1812. Marriages, 1813-1837. Marriages, 1837-1901. Marriage banns, 1803-1823. Marriage banns, 1823-1900.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law UnionsEdit

Registration Districts


  • Hartismere

Probate JurisdictionsEdit

Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes R through S


England Jurisdictions 1851


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 652-655. Date accessed: 02 October 2013.
  2. 'Suffolk Marriage Index (1813-37) Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 9 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Suffolk, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 December 2013.
  5. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 4 December 2013.