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Norfolk: Thurne

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Thurne is about 11 miles N.W. of Great Yarmouth.
The name may also be spelled Thirne.
Thurne is also the name of a river.
See also Ashby with Oby.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Edmund
Description and pictures.
Church of St Edmund
Services, etc.
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Oby Marriages 1563-1718 and Thurne with Oby and Ashby Marriages 1559-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 7.
Thurne Marriages 1559-1603 and Ashby with Oby and Thurne Marriages 1605-1840
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1923 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Thurne was in Flegg Registration District. Between 1837 and 1850, the district was called East and West Flegg.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Thurne Community Archive Group
Thurne, Ashby and Oby: Projects, events, etc.
Thurne Community Archive Group
Thurne: At the Water's Edge: the history of a Broadland village.
[Thurne Community Archive Group, 2010]
Thurne and Repps with Bastwick
Description, pictures and map.
Thurne Dyke Drainage Mill
Description and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Thurne is in West Flegg Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
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 Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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June 2016