Cromer, Norfolk



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  • Lat: 52.9333 Long: 1.3
  • OS sheet ref.: TG2141

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Cromer, Norfolk

BT Norfolk

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Cromer, Norfolk

  • UF Shipden

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Cromer, Norfolk

157 Authority record results for Cromer, Norfolk

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Cromer Local Board of Health; 1884-1895; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/10210
  • Corporate body
  • 1884-1895

The Local Board was established in 1884. It was an elected body with responsibility for public health, rubbish disposal and sanitation. Following the Local Government Act of 1894, the Board was replaced by Cromer Urban District Council.

Cromer Sea Protection Commissioners; 1845-1950; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/7115
  • Corporate body
  • 1845-1950

Established by Act of Parliament in 1845, the commissioners managed the sea defences of the town and were also responsible for the pleasure pier and its revenue. They had powers to levy a rate from the townspeople to protect Cromer from sea erosion. Cromer Urban District Council took over the Commissioners' role in 1950, when the Commissioners ceased to exist.

Poppyland Partnership; 2007-2013; community group; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/7944
  • Corporate body
  • 2007-2012

The Poppyland Partnership grew out of Cromer Past Present Future Ltd (CPFF), a charitable company which is the successor to the Cromer Regeneration Partnership (2002-2006). The Poppyland Local Area Partnership (LAP) was formalized in 2007 as a company limited by guarantee. It was one of One of seven LAPs in the district of North Norfolk, established between 2003 and 2008. Their aims were to identify the particular needs of the Partnership area and to draw up, and action, plans to address them; to generate and support projects to benefit people who reside in, work in and visit the Partnership area; to provide a forum for members of the Partnership to work together and coordinate their activities.\r\nThe Poppyland Partnership covers the area of Cromer, Suffield Park and the Parishes of Aldborough, Aylmerton, East and West Runton, Felbrigg, Hanworth, Northrepps, Overstrand, Roughton, Sidestrand, Sustead and Trimingham.

Cromer Gems Women's Institute; 1989-2003; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/8104
  • Corporate body
  • 1989-2003

A meeting with a view to forming another branch of the Women's Institute at Cromer was held on 19 April 1989. It took place in the Women's Institute Hall, Cromer, where the existing branch, Cromer Evening Women's Institute, held its meetings. The new institute was called the Cromer Gems Women's Institute and it usually met on the third Wednesday of the month in the Women's Institute Hall, Garden Street, Cromer. It was one of only a few Women's Institutes in the County to hold a morning meeting. It closed on 19 November 2003.

Cromer St Benets manor; fl 1535; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/8197
  • Corporate body
  • fl 1535

Held by the abbey of St Benets at the time of Domesday, much of the land lost by erosion over the centuries. Granted to the Bishop of Norwich with the other properties of St Benet's Abbey in 1535. According to T.H. Bryant, 'This manor of St Benets or Shipden Abots is now in the sea'. [source: Bryant's Norfolk Churches]

Cromer Urban District Council, Waterworks Department; fl 1875-1971

  • GB/153/NM/9130
  • Corporate body
  • fl 1875-1971

A limited company was formed to supply Cromer and surrounding district with water from wells. It ran into financial difficulties at the end of the nineteenth century and was acquired by the urban district council. This department was later incorporated into the Surveyor's Department.

Cromer Working Men's and Fishermen's Reading Rooms; 1890-1998; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/9473
  • Corporate body
  • 1890-1998

The property was in Chapel Street, Cromer. It belonged to the United Methodist Free Church until the church built itself a new chapel, and in 1890 the building was conveyed to the Cromer Christian Fellowship Society. This society, founded in 1888, ran the Cromer Working Men's and Fishermen's Reading Rooms. The vicar of Cromer was one of the trustees.

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