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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Charles James Parker; ? 1890s-? 1925; butcher; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/965
  • Corporate body
  • ? 1890s-? 1925

The following few details are gathered from trade directories. C.J. Parker of 6 Bond Street, Cromer appears to have established his business at some point between 1892 and 1896. He stayed at this address throughout his career, although, by 1912, he had expanded to include an outlet in Church Street. By 1922, Parker had retired but the business carried on under the title of Parker and Sons at the Bond Street address. Its' future was short-lived thereafter, however; no advert for this business was carried by the 1925 directory, nor do the Parkers appear in the trade section for the county as a whole.

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.

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.

James Andrew Cuningham Durham; 1879-1954; diplomat, antiquarian; Cromer, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/8468
  • Person
  • 1879-1954

Son of Revd James Samuel William Durham. In 1903 married Lady Agnes Elizabeth Audrey Townshend (1870-1955), daughter of 5th Marquis Townshend of Raynham. Great grandson of Major General Sir William Toone, KCB (1749-1822) in the service of the East India Company in Bengal. Lived at the Grange, Cromer. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (elected 1922; removed 1953).

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 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.

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