Ashby St Mary Norfolk Family History Guide

Ashby St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Norfolk.

Alternative names: Ashby near Buckenham

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1620
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1691

Nonconformists include:

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Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

ASHBY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Loddon and Clavering, hundred of Loddon, E. division of Norfolk, 7½ miles (S. E.) from Norwich; containing 263 inhabitants. The waste lands were inclosed under an act passed in 1837. The living is a rectory, united to that of Carleton, and valued in the king’s books at £6. The church consists of a nave and chancel, with a square tower; the entrance on the south is through a rich Norman doorway.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records





  • County: Norfolk
  • Civil Registration District: Loddon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
  • Diocese: Norwich
  • Rural Deanery: Brooke
  • Poor Law Union: Loddon and Clavering
  • Hundred: Loddon
  • Province: Canterbury

This article was updated on March 28, 2023