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Alethorpe, Norfolk

Historical Description

Alethorpe, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish, in Norfolk, 2 miles ENE of Fakenham. Acreage, 243; population, 9. It consists of one farm only.

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 CountyNorfolk 
Civil parishFakenham 
Poor Law unionWalsingham 

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

Church Records, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Alethorpe from the following:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.