Thorpe Abbots, Norfolk
Thorpe Abbots, a parish in Norfolk, 3½ miles E of Diss station on the G.E.R. Post town, Scole. Acreage, 1169; population, 240. The living is a rectory in tho diocese of Norwich; net value, £240 with residence. The church, a building of flint in the Perpendicular style, was restored in 1888.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Thorpe-Abbots All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Depwade|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Thorpe Abbots from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Thorpe-Abbots (All Saints))
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Norfolk newspapers online:
- Norwich Mercury
- Norfolk Chronicle
- Diss Express
- Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal
- Norfolk News
The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.