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Thorington, Suffolk

Historical Description

Thorington, a parish in Suffolk, 3 miles SSE of Halesworth station on the G.E.R. Post town, Halesworth; telegraph office, Darsham. Acreage, 1448; population, 104. Thorington Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £175 with residence. The church is a small building of flint in the Early Norman style, and contains some good wood carving.

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 CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishThorington St. Peter 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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 Thorington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth