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Thurgarton

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"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]

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Cemeteries

The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Thurgarton.
See Trunch

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

  • 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.
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Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
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Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1725-1811 and Burials 1725-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Thurgarton was in Erpingham Registration District.

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Description & Travel

Entwistle, Keith
A century of faces and places: a history of Aldborough and Thurgarton, 1900-2000.
[ISBN 0954393503, Aldborough Village History Society, 2002]
Thurgarton Post Mill
Description, history and maps.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Thurgarton 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG182348 (Lat/Lon: 52.866332, 1.240768), Thurgarton which are provided by:

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Military Records

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
18014447224
18114547225
18214547248
18314949247
184153--247
185160--272
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186154--264
18715357229
18815354231
18914958234
19015454219
1911--57236

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.