Thorpe St Andrew - A Revised History, price £10.
This is a newly revised version of Trevor's book, first published in 2002, It takes the form of an imaginary two mile journey along the Yarmouth Road, starting at Harvey Lane and ending at Boundary Lane. In taking this journey It tells the story of the growth of Thorpe from the mediaeval period up to the nineteenth century and describes many of the buildings - some of which are No longer there - that lined the road.
It is available from local book shops.
Origins of the Street and Road Names
of Thorpe St Andrew, price £6.
Pointer this new
book is a
gazetteer of the town's
names in a handy
volume. Their research
enabled them to
we pass every day.It
some of the
Family. This book is sold out but a second hand copy may be found online or in local book shops.
Thorpe St Andrew War Memorial, by John Balls, price £5.
Published in 2014 to coincide with the centennial commemorations
of the outbreak of the First World War John's Lavishly illustrated
book is a carefully researched tribute to the men who died during
that conflict and whose names are recorded on the Thorpe war
memorial on River Green.. It includes servicemen of many
different backgrounds such as Captain Frank Haldenstein, son
of wealthy shoe manufacturer Alfred Haldenstein of Thorpe Lodge,
killed in France in 1917, and Claude Kysh, who died of wounds
after the end of the war in November 1918.
'Thorpe St Andrew War Memorial' can be obtained direct from
John Balls at 01603 433712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.