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Thorley, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Thorley, a parish in the Isle of Wight, 1 mile SE of Yarmouth. Post town, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Acreage, 1581; population, 177. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £100 with residence. The church, a stone building in the Early Decorated style, was erected in 1871.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Ecclesiastical parishThorley St. Mary 
LibertyWest Medina 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thorley from the following:


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Visitations Heraldic

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CountyIsle of Wight
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO41
Post TownYarmouth