Thorpe Hamlet

Last updated

Thorpe Hamlet is a suburb of Norwich, to the east of the city centre, in the Norwich District, in the English county of Norfolk. It was constituted a separate ecclesiastical parish March 9, 1852, from the civil parish of Old Thorpe, and in 1912, was in the rural deanery of Blofield.

Contents

The population of the Thorpe Hamlet ward in Norwich was 10,557 at the 2011 Census. [1]

The Church of St. Matthew in Thorpe Hamlet, was erected in 1851 upon land given by the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, on the slope of a hill close by the River Wensum.

Until 1852 it was part of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich. [2] [3]

Amenities

Thorpe Hamlet has a mid school, a first school, a water tower and a wood called Lion Wood.

History

Some Lollards, including Thomas Bilney, were martyred in the 'Lollards Pit' in Thorpe Wood, near Thorpe Hamlet, "where men are customablie burnt." [4]

Notable people

Related Research Articles

Fakenham Human settlement in England

Fakenham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is situated on the River Wensum, about 25 miles north west of Norwich. The town is the junction of several local roads, including the A148 from King's Lynn to Cromer, the A1067 to Norwich and the A1065 to Swaffham.

Taverham Human settlement in England

Taverham is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, in England. It is approximately 5 miles (8 km) north-west of Norwich. Taverham sits on the River Wensum.

Norwich North (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom, 1950 onwards

Norwich North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2009 by Chloe Smith, a Conservative.

Norwich South (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom, 1950 onwards

Norwich South is a constituency in Norfolk represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, since 2015 by Clive Lewis, of the Labour Party.

Gateley Human settlement in England

Gateley is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district of Norfolk, England.

Burnham Market Human settlement in England

Burnham Market is an English village and civil parish near the north coast of Norfolk. Burnham Market is one of the Burnhams, a group of adjacent villages. It resulted from the merger of three of the original Burnham villages: Burnham Sutton, Burnham Ulph and Burnham Westgate.

New Buckenham Human settlement in England

New Buckenham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.

Bylaugh Human settlement in England

Bylaugh is a civil parish in Norfolk, England 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-east of East Dereham and 13.5 miles (21.7 km) WNW of Norwich. For the purposes of local government it falls within the Upper Wensum Ward of Breckland District Council and the Elmham and Mattishall Division of Norfolk County Council. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 65. At the 2011 census the population remained less than 100 and was included in the civil parish of Sparham.

Wood Dalling Village in Norfolk, England

Wood Dalling is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is located 8 miles (13 km) south of Holt and 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Reepham, the nearest market towns.

Lingwood and Burlingham Civil parish in the English county of Norfolk

Lingwood and Burlingham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, comprising the large village of Lingwood together with the smaller villages of Burlingham Green, North Burlingham and South Burlingham. The villages are all within 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) of each other, some 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) equidistant from the town of Great Yarmouth and the city of Norwich.

Haddiscoe Human settlement in England

Haddiscoe is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England, about 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Norwich. The parish is on the county boundary with Suffolk, about 7 miles (11 km) west-northwest of Lowestoft. The parish includes the hamlet of Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe, about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Haddiscoe village.

Lyng, Norfolk Human settlement in England

Lyng is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the River Wensum, some 10 km (6.2 mi) north-east of the town of East Dereham and 20 km (12 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich.

Twyford, Norfolk Human settlement in England

Twyford is a hamlet and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A1067 road, some 12 km (7.5 mi) south-east of the town of Fakenham and 28 km (17 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich.

Whitlingham village in United Kingdom

Whitlingham is a small churchless parish and hamlet at the mouth of the River Wensum in Norfolk, England. It is located 3 miles (5 km) east of Norwich, on the south bank of the River Yare, reached from Trowse along Whitlingham Lane.

Bramerton Human settlement in England

Bramerton is a village in South Norfolk 4¾ miles south-east of Norwich, just north of the main A146 Norwich-Lowestoft road and on the south bank of the River Yare. In the 2001 census it contained 158 households and a population of 350, the population falling to 301 at the 2011 census.

Kirby Bedon Human settlement in England

Kirby Bedon is a hamlet in South Norfolk which lies approximately 3½ miles south-east of Norwich on the road to Bramerton. It covers an area of 7.82 km2 (3.02 sq mi) and had a population of 186 in 77 households at the 2001 census, the population increasing to 198 at the 2011 Census.

North Tuddenham Human settlement in England

North Tuddenham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, it has a parish church, that is named St Mary's.

Drayton, Norfolk Human settlement in England

Drayton, Norfolk, is a suburban village in the county of Norfolk and district of Broadland 4.3 miles (6.9 km) north west of Norwich. It is situated on the A1067 road between Hellesdon and Taverham.

Thurning, Norfolk Village in Norfolk, England

Thurning is a small dispersed village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk and district of North Norfolk, near the border with Broadland. The population at the 2011 Census remained less than 100 and is recorded together with the neighbouring civil parish of Hindolveston.

References

  1. "Norwich ward population 2011" . Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  2. Goreham, G. "Thorpe Hamlet". G. Goreham 1972. Retrieved October 7, 2014. The church of St. Matthew, erected in 1851 upon land given by the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, on the slope of a hill close by the river Wensum.
  3. Pat, (Kelly's - originally) Newby. "Kelly's Directory of Norfolk 1912". Genuki. Kelly's. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
  4. Rackham, Oliver (1976). Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape. JM Dent & Sons. pp. 137–38. ISBN   0-460-04183-5..

Coordinates: 52°37′48″N1°19′16″E / 52.63°N 1.321°E / 52.63; 1.321