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Edingthorpe

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"EDINGTHORPE, 3 miles N.E. by E. of North Walsham, has in its parish 195 souls, and 710A. of land. J. Mack, Esq., is lord of the manor; but the soil belongs to various owners. The Church (All Saints,) has a handsome Gothic screen, and the living is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £5. 5s. 2d., in the patronage of the Queen, as Duchess of Lancaster, and incumbency of the Rev. Richd. Adams, who has held it since 1789." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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Edingthorpe is about 10 miles S.E. of Cromer.

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Cemeteries

Inscriptions in the church and churchyard of Edingthorpe.
See Swafield

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Waxham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
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Church History

Church of All Saints
Paintings in the Church.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Edingthorpe was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Edingthorpe was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Edingthorpe is in Tunstead Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Edingthorpe has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Land & Property

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG323331 (Lat/Lon: 52.845083, 1.44762), Edingthorpe which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law