Wisbech & Fenland Museum

The Wisbech & Fenland Museum
Museum Square,
Wisbech,
Cambridgeshire
PE13 1ES

Regd. Charity No. 311307

Tel 01945 583817
Fax 01945 589050

Email wisbechmuseum@beeb.net

 

Parish Registers & Archives

The Museum is designated a parochial record office and now holds the registers for 28 parishes in and around Wisbech, both in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, and also the burial registers for the Leverington Road Cemetery in Wisbech. The registers on deposit are listed here. Many of the parishes have also deposited material from their parish chest. These include vestry minutes and accounts, poor law records, surveyors of the highways, tithe distribution, and enclosure acts.

The Museum also holds Manorial and land records for Wisbech and some surrounding parishes. Our map collection covers some local estates, tithe and enclosure awards, drainage and turnpike acts and can prove a useful source of information for local historians. The Museum Library has a local history section with a subject index listing the Acts of Parliament relation to local tolls and land drainage. The Library also includes some poll books and local trade directories.

 

Charges

A charge is made for personal research in the parish registers (this includes original records, microfilm copies and indexes) of £4.00 per hour. The Museum provides a limited postal research service into parish registers at a charge of £13.00 per hour. This money is then used exclusively for conservation of the parish registers and other archives. The Museum also offers a service for postal enquiry's into the archives (including photographs and maps) - a simple enquiry taking no longer than 10 minutes is free, but after that any time spent is charged at 1£15.00 per hour.

Appointments

If you wish to do research at the Museum, it is essential that you book in advance as space is limited. To make an appointment please telephone.

Opening Hours

The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm (10am to 4pm from 1st October through 31st March).

Clenchwarton  Baptisms
Marriages
Banns
Burials
1720-1978
1720-1962
1754-1905
1720-1877
Coldham
St. Etheldredra
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
1873-1994
1876-1976
1898-1961
Elm Baptisms
Banns
    "
Marriages
Burials
1539-1914
1754-1812
1837-1996
1681-1968
1539-1974
Emneth Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1681-1949
1844-1956
1681-1968
1751-1920
Friday Bridge Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1860-1912
1869-1952
1869-1969
1869-1912
Gorefield Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1871-1930
1871-1927
1871-1972
1871-1979
Guyhirn with
Rings End
Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1867-1946
1871-1979
1871-1972
1858-1918
Leverington
(microfilm only)
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
1558-1859
1558-1837
1558-1837
Marshland St. James Marriages 1975-1990
Murrow
Corpus Christi
(see also  Southea)
Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
1558-1958
1871-1988
1871-1988
Newton-in-the-Isle Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1653-1939
1754-1963
1653-1970
1653-1896
Outwell Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1559-1847
1754-1940
1559-1903
1559-1862
Parson Drove Baptisms
Banns
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Marriages
Burials
1657-1971
1754-1952
1958-1971
1657-1971
1657-1943
Southea with Murrow
Emanuel
(see also Murrow)
Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1871-1990
1873-1958
1873-1995
1873-1940
Terrington St.Clement Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1598-1964
1806-1953
1598-1962
1598-1951
Terrington St.John Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1538-1948
1823-1956
1538-1976
1538-1949
Tilney All Saints Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1558-1858
1799-1906
1558-1985
1558-1892
Tilney cum Islington Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
1559-1955
1559-1951
1559-1827
Tilney St. Lawrence Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1653-1945
1814-1991
1654-1976
1653-1857
Tydd St. Giles Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1687-1984
1823-1983
1687-1992
1687-1941
Upwell Baptisms
Banns
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Marriages
Burials
1704-1902
1754-1786
1790-1821
1704-1883
1704-1902
Walpole St. Andrew Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1653-1966
1801-1932
1653-1960
1653-1969
Walsoken Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1558-1850
1822-1874
1558-1874
1558-1875
West Walton Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1662-1865
1871-1959
1662-1836
1662-1979
Wiggenhall St. Germans Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
1653-1846
1654-1963
1680-1977
Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalene Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1562-1950
1754-1804
1562-1981
1562-1937
Wiggenhall St. Mary the Virgin Baptisms
Banns
Marriages
Burials
1558-1978
1824-1926
1558-1980
1558-1970
Wisbech, Leverington
Road Cemetery
Burials
1836-1966
Wisbech St. Augustines Baptisms
Bannx
Marriages
1870-1977
1960-1983
1870-1982
Wisbech St. Mary Baptisms
Banns
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Marriages
Burials
1557-1880
1754-1863
1905-1945
1557-1960
1557-1879
Wisbech St.  Peter Baptisms
Banns
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     "
Marriages
Burials
1558-1949
1754-1803
1813-1943
1943-1948
1558-1950
1558-1938
Wisbech St. Peter
Octagon Church
Baptisms
Burials
1878-1946
1830-1939
Wisbech, United Reformed Church Baptisms
Composite
1819-1866
1889-1923

Also on Microfilm

   
Manor of Wisbech Barton Court Books 1673-1683
1726-1860
1871-1940
Guild of the Holy Trinity 1379-1547
Wisbech Corporation Minutes 1564-1970
Wisbech Court Leet Book 1582-1622
   
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