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Themelthorpe, Norfolk

Historical Description

Themelthorpe, a parish in Norfolk, 1 mile from Guestwick station on the Midland and Great Northern Joint railway. Post town, Dereham; money order and telegraph office, Foulsham. Acreage, 664; population of the civil parish, 85; of the ecclesiastical, with Bintree, 463. The manor belongs to Lord Hastings. The living is a rectory, annexed to Bintree. The church is small and ancient, with an embattled tower.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishThemelthorpe St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionAylsham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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Postal districtNR20
Post TownDereham