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Will of Mary Barber 1781 [Linda Steward]
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Norfolk - Thorpe Market

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.524.

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © E.C."Paddy" Apling]

THORPE MARKET is a parish and village, 7 miles north-east from Aylsham, 4½ south-east from Cromer and 4½ north-west from North Walsham, 1½ from Gunton station on the Great Eastern railway, in the Northern division of the county North Erpingham hundred, Erpingham union, North Walsham county court district, rural deanery of Repps, and of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Margaret is a handsome modern building of flint with stone facings consisting of nave only, the windows of which are stained: it was entirely restored by the late Lord Suffield. The register dates from the year 1723. The living is a vicarage annexed to the rectory of Antingham, joint yearly tithe rent charge £477 with 42 acres of glebe, in the gift of Lord Suffield and held since 1830 by the Rev. John Dolphin B.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, rural dean of Repps, who resides at Antingham. Here are four alms-houses, founded by Sir John Rant, for four poor widows. Lord Suffield is lord of the manor and the chief landowner. The soil is mixed, sand and grave; subsoil, gravel and marl. The chief crops are wheat, oats, barley and beans. The area is 1,309 acres; rateable value, £1,498; the population in 1881 was 204.

Letters through North Walsham. Hanworth is the nearest money order & telegraph office.

The parish is contributory to the Antingham and South Repps school board

© Transcribed by E.C.Apling, February 2005, with corrections October, 2005; links updated January 2011.

1891 Census Names Index
Will of Mary Barber 1781 [Linda Steward]
White's 1845 [GENUKI-NFK]
Hunt's 1850 [GENUKI-NFK]
Thorpe Market Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Inns in Thorpe Market [Norfolk Pubs Index]
More on Thorpe Market [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page