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Thurgarton, Norfolk

Historical Description

Thurgarton, a parish in Norfolk, 5 miles from Gunton station on the G.E.R. Post town, Hanworth, under Norwich. Acreage, 972; population, 234. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Bishop of Norwich. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; commuted value, £235 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is Decorated English.

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 parishThurgarton All Saints 
HundredNorth Erpingham 
Poor Law unionErpingham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNorth Norfolk
Postal districtNR11
Post TownNorwich