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Norfolk: Gayton Thorpe

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Gayton Thorpe is about 6 miles E. of King's Lynn.
The name may also be spelled Geyton Thorpe.
See also Gayton.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, etc.
Daubeney, Andrew Robert Vaughan
Gayton Thorpe with East Walton, Norfolk: notes and sketches of the churches.
[Norwich, Goose and Son, 1922]

Church Records

Marriages 1575-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Gayton Thorpe was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

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Directories

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Historical Geography

Gayton Thorpe is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

History

Daubeney, Andrew Robert Vaughan
Gayton Thorpe otherwise Aleswey Thorpe with East Walton, Norfolk: some odds and ends.
[King's Lynn, George R. Orwell, 1924]

Land and Property

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Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Freebridge Lynn Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
18011324113
18112326149
18212634187
18312629169
184128--179
185130--197
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186132--169
18713538165
18813536162
18913636167
19013535155
1911--36143

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

Voting Registers

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January 2009