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Norfolk: Gunthorpe

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Gunthorpe is about 4 miles S.W. of Holt.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Gunthorpe.
See Thornage
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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Services, etc.
Steffens, R.J.; Haward, Birkin; and Blatchly, John
The church of St Mary, Gunthorpe, Norfolk: a brief guide.
[Gunthorpe, The Church, 1977]

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

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

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Description and Travel

Gunthorpe Post Mill
Description and history.
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Historical Geography

Gunthorpe is in Holt Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Holt Hundred
Description of Holt Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Gunthorpe Hall
Picture of the hall.
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (40): Gunthorpe.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1829.
Great Britain: Statute
Gunthorpe Inclosure Act, 1829.
An act for inclosing lands within the parish of Gunthorpe in the county of Norfolk: 22rd May 1829.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1829]
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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


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
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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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October 2009