Place:Wallington-cum-Thorpland, Norfolk, England

Alt namesWallington-with-Thorplandsource: anglisized version
Wallington with Thorplandsource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.6458°N 0.3783°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoClackclose Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Downham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Runcton Holme, 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: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Wallington-cum-Thorpland from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"WALLINGTON-CUM-THORPLAND, a parish in Downham [registration] district, Norfolk; 3¼ miles NNE of Downham [railway] station. Post town, Downham. Acres: 1,460. Real property: £1,925. Population: 69. Houses: 12. The manor belongs to R. Peel, Esq. [Wallington] Hall is occupied by Major J. Marcon. The living is a rectory, annexed to South Runcton."

In 1935 Wallington-cum-Thorpland was absorbed into the neighbouring parish of Runcton Holme. There is more discussion about the relationship of these two parishes and also South Runcton under Runcton Holme.

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