The People
The Who's Who of Tharston

Who lived in Tharston in the past ...

Many sources of information are available to research the inhabitants of Tharston, and some are listed in the Links section. Below are the current categories of information:

Census returns ...

The decennial count of all the people living in the United Kingdom, called the National Census

Parish records ...

For well over 400 years the church has kept Parish Records, called registers, of who was baptised, married (including the reading of banns) and buried in the village.

Electoral Rolls ...

Electoral Rolls are a wonderful source of diverse information on individuals, where they lived, their trade, indications as to their property ownership and can be used to discover the date of a man's first appearance at a certain address and when he leaves it.

Monumental Inscriptions ...

Photographs and transcriptions of all the graves in St. Mary's churchyard.

Wills & Probate ...

The Wills and Probate records of some Tharston people ...

The Military ...

The Tharston Military ar war ...

Local Trades ...

Trades of people in Tharston ...

Family histories ...

Stories about individual Families .....