What can these records tell me?

Each record includes a transcript of the original records. The detail in the transcripts can vary, but most will include:

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Age
  • Baptism date
  • Baptism place
  • Church
  • Father’s name
  • Father’s occupation
  • Mother’s name
  • Mother’s notes (includes marital status)
  • Officiating minister
  • County

Discover more about these records

These baptism records are from All Saints church in the village of Swanton Morley, Norfolk. The church was erected in the 14th century and is still operational today. The baptisms span from 1784 to 1837, when civil registration was instated. For researching your family history prior to the start of civil registration, parish records like these from Swanton Morley are of vital importance.


These records were sourced from Mid-Norfolk Family History Society.