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|Poor Law Union||Guiltcross PLU|
|Parish registers: None; For records see Riddlesworth|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1698|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
GASTHORPE (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union and hundred of Guilt-Cross, W. division of Norfolk, 4½ miles (S.) from East Harling. Gasthorpe St Nicholas is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich. 
The church fell into disrepair in the 1780's and the registers of Riddlesworth record that from 1783 Riddlesworth the larger neighbouring parish contin the records of Gasthorpe's inhabitants.
The Ruins of St Nicholas are still visible today.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
- Guiltcross 1837- 1902
- Thetford 1902-1935
- with Riddlesworth 1935-1938
- Wayland 1939-1974
Gasthorpe, Norfolk Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|Gasthorpe, Norfolk Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Refer to combined register of Riddlesworth and Gasthorpe Riddlesworth, Norfolk from 1783
Norfolk Record office reference PD 528/ 1-4
Images of these registers are available in historic record collections on FamilySearch (formerly Record Search)
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438861.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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- Norfolk: Gasthorpe on GenUKI
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