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Norfolk: Thorpe Abbotts

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Thorpe Abbotts is about 5 miles E. of Diss.
The name is also found as Thorpe Abbott and Thorpe Abbots.
See also Thorpe Hamlet, Thorpe Market, Thorpe next Haddiscoe Thorpe Parva, and Thorpe St Andrew.


Cemetery of the Church of All Saints
Names on legible gravestones.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.

Church Records

These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Thorpe Abbotts was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Thorpe Abbotts Airfield
History, description and pictures.
Thorpe Abbotts Airfield
USAAF 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
Thorpe Abbotts Airfield
USAAF 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum.
Bowman, Martin W.
Airfield Focus 62: Thorpe Abbotts.
[ISBN 1904514111, GMS Enterprises, 2003]
There are many web sites about Thorpe Abbotts airfield and the groups and aeroplanes there.
Please search via an internet search engine.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
November 2005