Sources and Resources

Births, Marriages & Deaths


  • Lowestoft Record Office
  • Port of Lowestoft Research Society


  • Carlton Colville – A Village History Based On The Millennium Exhibition, by Mary Goffin & Keith Davies. Published by Carlton Colville Parish Council, 2000.
  • North Cove & Barnby: A History Of Two Villages. Written, Compiled, Edited and Published by the Members of the North Cove & Barnby History Group, September 2002.

Parish registers

  • The following parish registers can be obtained from the Norfolk Record Office:
  • Barnby Kessingland Pakefield
    Benacre Kirkley Rushmere
    Gisleham Mutforld Somerleyton
    Gunton Oulton  
  • Some of the above can be browsed/searched at Family Search
  • The following parish registers can be obtained from the Suffolk Record Office:
    Ashbocking Eyke Linstead Magna Stoven Westhall
    Benhall Frostenden Linstead Parva Sutton Wickham Market
    Blundeston Fressingfield Rendham Sweffling Wissett
    Blythburgh Grundisburgh Reydon Tannington Wingfield
    Brampton Henstead Shadingfield Ufford Worlingham
    Burgh Hoxne Sotherton Uggeshall Wrentham
    Clopton Ipswich Sotterley Wangford  
    Ellough Leiston South Cove Wenhaston  
  • The following parish registers can be obtained from the Suffolk Family History Society:
    Barnby Gisleham Henstead Mutford Somerleyton
    Beccles Gunton Kessingland Oulton  
    Carlton Colville Halesworth Kirkley Saxmundham  


Reproduced with the permission of:

  • Miss A. C. Baxter
  • Mr A. C. Baxter
  • Mr C. Baxter
  • Mr G. R. Baxter
  • S. Bloice
  • Ms M. Blood
  • Mr T. J. Faulkner
  • Mr S. Krueger
  • Ms K. Rees
  • Mr C. Rice

Record Offices

Suffolk websites


  • Suffolk Tithe Apportionments Volume 2: Dunwich (North). Compiled by Suzanna Burnay. Sigma Books



  • Early Records of the University of St Andrew 1413-1579
  • Lloyd’s Captain Register 1869
  • The Southwold Diary of James Maggs 1818-1876 Volume II