This section lists county associations of Norfolk, providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Founded in September 1994, the association aims to assist people who are researching their ancestors by recording and collecting genealogical information from within a 10 mile radius of Dereham.
A list of parishes is available, which details parishes covered by the association.
Local group members are welcome to borrow from the association's vast library of reference books and other publications.
The Society is in the process of creating a burial index covering the parishes surrounding Dereham for the period 1813-1837, and currently has approximately 146000 entries. For payment of a fee, the Society can search this index on your behalf.
Many publications are available for sale, which include:
The Society was established in 1968 as Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society. They aim to encourage transcription and indexing projects to give wider access to genealogical resources. The group currently has approximately 4000 members, which include people from Papua New Guinea, Australia, USA and Canada.
Their Library is situated at 70 St Giles Street, Norwich, NR2 1LS.
Many resources are available in their Library, which include:
Manorial records held by the society include:
Some computers are also accessible, providing access to Ancestry and FindmyPast. Databases of Parish Register Transcriptions and Memorial Inscriptions are also accessible on the computers.
Many publications are sold by the Society, which incorporate:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also accessible. If you choose to become a society member, you can register 12 surnames you are researching within Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Essex.
A Notice Board is also accessible on their site, where members are able to ask for help with their family history research.