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Introduction And Background

All Saints' Church holds the current records of Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Burials. By law the older records have to be sent to the Suffolk Record Office at Bury St Edmunds where they are deposited for safekeeping.

Currently the Records Office holds entries on Wickhambrook from 1559 to 1900. The most current ones are available at the church upon request. Information is available from the Records Office on microfiche, and research time can be allotted there upon request.

For more information please visit the Records Office web site where further details about using the facilities is laid out including Family History.

It is the aim that this web site will contain all these records eventually, but clearly this will take time. However personal requests made to the Webmaster will be given a favourable hearing. Please use the contact email at the foot of this page.

Deaths, Burials And The Churchyard

The churchyard is now closed, that is, one where no more burials can be undertaken. The churchyard was closed on 31st October 1890. All burials now take place at the new cemetery in Cemetery Road, near Meetings Green. There is a burial plan of the 200 plots in the churchyard and an index of who is buried in each plot. A copy of the churchyard map and the index (an Excel spreadsheet) can be found on the churchyard page. Unfortunately the burial plan is about 40% incomplete with a number of the other entries difficult to read due to the age of the original document. However I have made as good an attempt as I can. If you notice any errors please do email the webmaster by clicking on the link in the page footer.

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A large number of the grave stones have been moved. This was quite a popular thing to do in the latter parts of the 20th century to make maintenance and grass cutting easier. Unfortunately a large number of the grave stones when identified will probably not be in their original location. It is for this reason that the burial plan will be of great use when it becomes available.

Visitor's Book

Further information is available on the Visitors' Book pages with entries going back to 1985. Many people wishing to find ancestors post information there.

Last Modified Saturday 26 November 2016