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Thompson, Norfolk

Thompson, Norfolk is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 9.20 km and had a population of 341 in 147 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. Thompson is a relatively secluded village in Norfolk, England, located amongst acres of woodland, the nearest town being Watton. The name Thompson is believed to have Danish origins. The village appears in the Domesday Book as Tomesteda and Tomestuna.
DistrictBreckland
Post townTHETFORD
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL9196
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population341 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Thompson, Norfolk has been known in the past

Tomestuna ~ Tumesteda

Thompson, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thompson, par., Norfolk, 2½ miles SE. of Watton, 2890 ac., pop. 360; P.O.

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