"THURGARTON, 6½ miles N. of Aylsham, and 5½ miles S. by W. of Cromer, has in its parish 247 souls, and 961 acres of land, belonging to W.H. Windham, Esq., J.J. Gay, Esq., Mr. W.D. Spurrell, Mr. E.J. Copeman, Mr. S. Roper, and several smaller owners. The Church (All Saints,) had a tower, which was taken down in 1822. The Bishop of Norwich is lord of the manor, and patron of the rectory, valued in the King's Book at £9. 6s. 8d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. Robt. Rolfe. The glebe is 10A., and the tithes were commuted, in 1839, for £285 per annum. " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Repps, 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.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- Archdeacons' Transcripts
- Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1725-1811 and Burials 1725-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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Thurgarton is in North Erpingham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for North Erpingham Hundred
- Description of North Erpingham Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.
There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.