St Martin's Church, Thompson
Thompson shown within Norfolk
|Area||9.20 km2 (3.55 sq mi)|
|Population||341 (2001 census)|
|– density||37/km2 (96/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Thompson, Norfolk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Thompson is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 9.20 km2 (3.55 sq mi) and had a population of 341 in 147 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
In this region the name Thompson is believed to have Danish origins, as it was part of the Danelaw after centuries of invasion. The village is recorded in the 11th-century Domesday Book as Tomesteda and Tomestuna.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
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