Place:Gayton Thorpe, Norfolk, England

NameGayton Thorpe
Alt namesGayton-Thorpesource: Family History Library Catalog
Thorpsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Torpsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Geyton Thorpesource: GENUKI
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.733°N 0.593°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Gayton, Norfolk, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1935
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Gayton Thorpe civil parish was absorbed into the neighbouring Gayton parish in 1935.

The population of the parish ranged from 113 in 1801 to 197 in 1851 to 143 in 1911. (Source:GENUKI)

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