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Thornham Parva

"THORNHAM PARVA, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, county Suffolk, 2½ miles S.W. of Eye, its post town. The living is a rectory annexed to that of Thornham Magna, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The register dates from 1711. Lord Henniker is lord of the manor."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


  • St Mary, Church Lane, Church of England


  • St Mary, Church Lane, Church of England

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Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

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Historical Geography

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