"THURSFORD is a parish and scattered village, 5 miles N.E. by N. of Fakenham, comprising 347 inhabitants, and about 1,400 acres, of which, Sir Charles Chad, Bart., is chief owner, and lord of the manor. His seat, Thursford Hallr of Lynn, who was created a baronet in 1791. The CHURCH (St. Andrew,) has an ancient square tower with two bells, and is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £8, and consolidated with that of Great Snoring, " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Walsingham, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew.
- Church of St Andrew
- Description and pictures.
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Thursford is in North Greenhoe Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for North Greenhoe Hundred
- Description of North Greenhoe Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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