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"ALTHORPE, or Alethorpe, 2 miles E. by N. of Fakenham, is an extra-parochial farm of 8 souls, and 280 acres of land, but pays tithes to Fakenham, and anciently had a Church (All Saints,) and 50 houses. Sir L. Jones is the owner, and Mrs. Ann Riches the farmer." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Burnham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church was dedicated to All Saints, but it had gone before 1845.
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Alethorpe is in Gallow Hundred.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
Description of Gallow Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

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Maps

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