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Norfolk: Thorpe St Andrew

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Thorpe St Andrew is about 2 miles E. of Norwich.
It is also known as Thorpe-next-Norwich and Thorpe Episcopi.
Until 1852 it included Thorpe Hamlet, which then became a hamlet of Norwich.
See also Thorpe Abbotts, Thorpe Market, Thorpe next Haddiscoe, and Thorpe Parva.


Hamlin, Philip E.
Rosary Cemetery: Monumental Inscriptions, 1819-1986 and burials 1821-1837.
This is a non-denominational cemetery, with burials from all of Norwich and the county.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, Norfolk Genealogy v.18, 1986]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description, services, location, minister, etc.
Church of St Andrew
Minister, services, etc.
Church of the Good Shepherd
Services, etc.
Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Mother of God
Minister, services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Church of St Andrew: Baptisms 1813-1880
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Extracts from the parish registers
Buildings, collections, rectors, communion plate, school, etc.
Names of Churchwardens
Churchwardens' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
1755-1756, and 1785-1786.
Churchwardens' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for church repairs, communion bread and wine, etc.
Collections for special appeals, disasters, relief of suffering, etc.
1815: Survivors of Waterloo
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), Thorpe St Andrew was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Thorpe St Andrew Town Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, newsletters, etc.
Fawcett, Trevor
Thorpe Water Frolic.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.36, 1977]
Thorpe St Andrew Parish Council
Snippets 1895-1995: Thorpe St Andrew Parish Council: 100 years.
[Thorpe St Andrew Parish Council, 1995]
See Thorpe Hamlet
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Thorpe St Andrew is in Blofield Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Blofield Hundred
Description of Blofield Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk


Barber, Harry
Thorpe St Andrew 1895-1979.
Nuthall, Trevor
Thorpe St Andrew: a history.
[ISBN 0954335902, Norwich, 2002]
Supple, William Rathborne
A history of Thorpe-next-Norwich, otherwise Thorpe Episcopi and Thorpe St Andrew.
[London, Jarrolds, 1918]

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
The King's Head Public House, 36 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew: a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1987]
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims (29): Thorpe next Norwich.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1800.
Great Britain: Statute
Thorpe Saint Andrew Inclosure Act, 1800.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the commons and waste grounds within the parish of Thorpe next Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, and in the county of the city of Norwich.
[Independently printed edition of the act, 1800]
Harvey Estate
See Names, Personal, below.
Kerrison Estate
1810: Sale of the Estate of Sir Roger Kerrison.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Medical Records

Norfolk Lunatic Asylum
Names of patients, admissions, treatments, punishments, discharges, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
Cherry, Steven
Mental Health Care in Modern England: the Norfolk Lunatic Asylum - St Andrew's Hospital, c.1810-1998.
[ISBN 0851159206, Boydell Press, 2003]
Norfolk County Asylum
Norfolk County Asylum, Thorpe, Norwich, 1814-1903, written for the occasion of the inspection by the Norfolk County Council, on 17th September 1903.
[Norwich, F. Crowe, 1903]

Military Records

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc



Etheridge, Helen R., and Barr, Robert (editor)
Happy leisure and hard work: Thorpe House School - the first hundred years.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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August 2008