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Norfolk: Ashwellthorpe

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Ashwellthorpe is about 9 miles S.W. of Norwich.


Chambers, Wilfred J.
Inscriptions in Ashwellthorpe Church.
[Notes and Queries 1922]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Cattermole, Paul
A 14th-century contract for carpenter's work at Ashwellthorpe Church (All Saints).
[Norfolk Archaeology, v40:3, 1989]
Martindale, Andrew
The Ashwellthorpe Triptych.
[Woodbridge, Boydell Press, in "Early Tudor England", proceedings of the 1987 Harlaxton Symposium, 1989]

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Ashwellthorpe was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall Communities Web Site
Parish council, churches, organisations, events, pictures, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Lawrence, Michael
Ashwellthorpe and its history.
[Ashwellthorpe, Ashwellthorpe Hall Association, 1999]

Land and Property

Lawrence, Michael
Ashwellthorpe Hall and its history.
[ISBN 0953787818, Holt, Meniscus, 2001]
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (26): Fundenhall and Ashwellthorpe.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1811.
Great Britain: Statute
Fundenhall and Ashwellthorpe Inclosure Act, 1811.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Fundenhall and Ashwellthorpe, in the county of Norfolk: 21st May 1811.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1811]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Robbie, Jennifer
Ashwellthorpe War Memorial.
[ISBN 0954089405, Aspects of Ashwellthorpe History, JMR Publications, 2001]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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June 2007