The Village

Blomefield, 1806 ...

The history of Tharston in its early years is best found documented in a book, "An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 5", author: Francis Blomefield, published 1806, pages 303-308; a transcription of the entry has been made. This gives detail on the history from "The Conquest" times into the 18th century.

Population ...

Some statistics on the Population fluctuations from 1841 to 1911 as shown in the Census Returns.

The London Gazette ...

There are many references to Tharston in the London Gazette and a few have been listed.

The Village Sign ...

Tharston has a distinctive village sign.

Tharston, The Village

A booklet by local historian and author Paul Cattermole on the history of Tharston.

Trade directories ...

There are transcriptions of Trade Directory entries for Tharston that give general village information as well as names of residents and their trades.

Tharston Now - 2014 ...

A photo album of 60+ photos of Tharston as it was in 2014.

Maps ...

Online sources of Maps, old and new.

Tharston Oaks ...

The famous ancient Oak Trees in Tharston.

In the papers ...

Newspapers, especially local editions, can be a good source of village information. Examples.