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Thompson is about 8 miles N.N.E. of Thetford.
The name may also be spelled Thomson.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Breckles, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Martin.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Martin
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Martin
- Services, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Thompson was in
Wayland Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Description, pictures, parish council, etc.
- Thompson Post Mill
- Description and picture.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Thompson is in Wayland Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Wayland Hundred
- Description of Wayland Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Crabbe, George
- Some materials for a history of the parish of Thompson in
the county of Norfolk; edited by Augustus Jessopp.
Includes pedigrees of the Shardelow, Knevett, Futter, Tooke, Botetourt,
Manning, Spring, De Gray, Barker and D'Eye families.
[Norwich, Goose, 1892]
Land and Property
See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World War 1.
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
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.
- 1901 Census
- "Including Pockthorpe."
- Tyler, Bronwen
- A short history of Thompson School.
[Thompson, Friends of Thompson School, 1989]
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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