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Thorley, Hertfordshire village in Hertfordshire

Thorley is a village and civil parish in East Hertfordshire district of Hertfordshire, England. The parish includes the hamlets of Thorley Street, Thorley Wash and Old Thorley, and is bordered at the north to the market town of Bishop's Stortford.

Thorley, Isle of Wight village on Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Thorley is a village on the Isle of Wight, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Yarmouth in the northwest of the island. Public transport is provided by buses on Southern Vectis route 7 and the Needles Tour.


Dianne "Di" Thorley is an Australian politician and a former mayor of Toowoomba, Queensland.

Wilfrid Charles Thorley was an English poet and translator.

Ollie Thorley

Ollie Thorley is an English rugby union player who plays for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. Debuting at 17, he is currently the youngest player to play for Gloucester in the professional era.

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Bishops Stortford town in Hertfordshire, England

Bishop's Stortford is a historic English market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, just west of the M11 motorway on the county boundary with Essex. It is the closest sizeable town to London Stansted Airport, 27 miles (43 km) north-east of Charing Cross in central London, and 35 miles (56 km) by rail from Liverpool Street station, the London terminus of the line to Cambridge that runs through the town. Bishop's Stortford had a population of 38,202 in 2001, easing to 37,838 at the 2011 Census.

Golden Highway highway in New South Wales

The Golden Highway is a 313-kilometre (194 mi) highway, located in the Hunter and Orana regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Hertford and Stortford (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom

Hertford and Stortford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament by Mark Prisk of the Conservative Party.

<i>Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace</i> 1962 film by Terence Fisher

Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace is a 1962 black-and-white film directed by Terence Fisher. It was a West German-French-Italian international co-production. The film starred Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes and Thorley Walters as Dr. Watson. Curt Siodmak wrote the screenplay, based on characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

<i>Petticoat Pirates</i> 1961 film by David MacDonald

Petticoat Pirates is a 1961 British comedy film directed by David MacDonald and starring Charlie Drake, Anne Heywood, Cecil Parker, John Turner and Thorley Walters. The film had its premiere on 30 November 1961 at the Warner Theatre in London's West End.

George M. John Thorley born in Mountain Ash, was a Welsh rugby union and World Cup winning professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s and 1960s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for Glamorgan, and at club level Neath RFC, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, Wales and Other Nationalities, and at club level for Halifax and Dewsbury, as a prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Wheatley, Halifax.

Henry Holmes (died 1738) English politician

Henry Holmes was an English politician.

<i>The Sign of Four</i> (1983 film) 1983 British television film directed by Desmond Davis

The Sign of Four is a 1983 British made-for-television mystery film directed by Desmond Davis and starring Ian Richardson and David Healy. The film is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel of the same name, the second novel to feature Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

Gautby village in the United Kingdom

Gautby is a village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated 6 miles (10 km) north-west from the town of Horncastle, and is part of the Minting civil parish.

Joseph James Thorley was an English cricketer. Thorley was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium. He was born in Fernham, Berkshire and he died in Marylebone, London.

John Thorley of Lincoln was an English politician.

Ernest 'Cliff' Thorley was an English professional footballer who played as a forward and winger. He most notably played in the Football League for Sunderland, Hull City and Bristol City.

Thorley Wash nature reserve

Thorley Wash or Thorley Flood Pound is a 17.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Thorley, south of Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire. It was formerly a flood pound for the Stort Navigation, which was decommissioned in 2004 and converted to a more natural state. It was purchased by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust from the Environment Agency in 2011.

Thorley Smith English political candidate

Thorley Smith, was Britain's First Women's Suffrage Parliamentary Candidate. He stood in the 1906 general election in Wigan, Lancashire. He replaced Hubert Sweeney, Women's Suffrage candidate-elect, from 1904 to 1905,

Gavin Howard Thorley is a New Zealand long-distance runner. He competed in the men's 5000 metres at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Doug Thorley is an American Funny Car drag racer, hot rodder and businessman. In 1967, he won the NHRA Nationals' first Funny Car Eliminator title, and was given Car Craft's All-Star Drag Racing Team Funny Car Driver of the Year Award in 1968. Hot Rod magazine describes him as "one of drag racing’s most famous early era drivers."