Norfolk: Themelthorpe


William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1864

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THEMELTHORPE, a small scattered village, on an eminence, 3 miles W.N.W. of Reepham, has in its parish 68 inhabitants and 652A. 2R. 1P. of land, mostly belonging to S. Leeds, Esq., Sir E.R. Jodrell, Bart., and Mrs. Edwards; but Lord Hastings is lord of the manor, in which the fines are certain.

The Church (St. Andrew) is a small fabric, with nave, chancel, south porch, and square tower with one bell. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £4. 2s. 8d., is consolidated with that of Bintree. (See page 692.) The glebe here is 19A. 1R., and the tithes of this parish were commuted in 1841 for £131 per annum.

Themelthorpe Common was enclosed in 1811, and is mostly in Foulsham parish.

The chief residents are-

         Amiss   Robt.    farmer
         Burton  Joseph   farmer and victualler, Fox and Hounds
         Comer   Wm.      farm bailiff
         Jarvis  John     farmer
         Pumfrey John     farmer
         Yarham  Edmund   farmer

POST from Thetford, viâ Foulsham.

See also the Themelthorpe parish page.

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August 2014