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history of Thorpe-next-Norwich otherwise Thorpe Episcopi and Thorpe S. Andrew by William Rathborne Supple

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Published by Jarrolds in London .
Written in English



  • Thorpe St. Andrew (England)


  • Thorpe St. Andrew (England) -- History.,
  • Thorpe St. Andrew (England) -- Genealogy.,
  • Thorpe St. Andrew (England) -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Rathborne Supple.
LC ClassificationsDA690.T553 S86
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4590599M
LC Control Number77352748

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W.R. Supple: 'A History of Thorpe-next-Norwich', [], 1st edition, original cloth gilt; E. Callard: 'The Manor of Freckenham', , 1st edition, original cloth gilt, ex library; Millican: 'A History of Horstead and Stanninghall', , first edition, original cloth gilt; Carrodus: 'A Norfolk Village in War Time', [], 1st edition, signed and inscribed, relates to Horning, original. New book on the history of The Broads tells some fascinating stories. "I had school friends from as far afield as Horning and Thorpe-next-Norwich, and spent leisurely time messing about on the. Thorpe-next-Norwich or Thorpe St Andrew, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Tare, with a station called Whitlingham Junction, on the G.E.R., miles from London, and 2 from Norwich. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Norwich. A picturesque village is . History Thorpe St Matthew in Thorpe hamlet (also called Thorpe next Norwich) was created a parish in the Diocese of Norwich in Church-going residents of what is now Thorpe Hamlet would cross the river to worship at St Helen's in Bishopgate.

"THORPE-NEXT-NORWICH, or Thorpe St. Andrew, is a handsome village, delightfully situated 2 miles E. of Norwich, on the side of a declivity, which overlooks the city, the railway, and the river Yare, The parish of Thorpe St. Andrew comprises about acres, and had inhabitants, in , including in the County Lunatic Asylum. Thorpe Saint Andrew Inclosure Act, 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, ] Harvey Estate.   Thorpe St Andrew or Thorpe next Norwich is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich. The title Thorpe Episcopi is also applied to the parish. The parish, which originally included Thorpe Hamlet, was once a part of Mousehold an area of forest and heathland, which during the Middle Ages, extended from Norwich to Wroxham. Sir Adye Douglas (), lawyer and politician, was born on 31 May at Thorpe-next-Norwich, England, son of Captain Henry Osborne Douglas and his wife Eleanor, née Crabtree; his grandfather was Admiral Billy Douglas. Educated at schools in Hampshire and Normandy, he .

History Thorpe is in the Domesday Book, in which it is spelt ‘Torp’, which is a Scandinavian word meaning village (see Thorp). It is thought that the Danes were in East Anglia as early as AD and in Sweyn and his ships came up the river to y: England. Until this parish was referred to as ‘Thorpe next Norwich’., the word Thorpe deriving from the Old Norse for ‘hamlet or secondary settlement’. The parish is situated on the northeast side of. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian. Thorpe is in the Domesday Book, in which it is spelt ‘Torp’, which is a Scandinavian word meaning village. It is thought that the Danes were in East Anglia as early as AD and in Sweyn and his ships came up the river to Norwich. There is also evidence that Thorpe was occupied by the Romans with the discovery of various remains. The earliest references found that relate to the.