Fonds Y/L - Gt. Yarmouth Borough: records transferred from library

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Gt. Yarmouth Borough: records transferred from library


  • 1550-1938 (Creation)

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17 series

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act of 1972.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on an unknown date

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Y/L 1 Yarmouth Poor Rate Books 1745-1895; valuation lists 1887-1899; Gorleston and Southtown Poor Rate Books 1870-1898; valuation lists 1891-1900; Runham Vauxhall Poor Rate Books and Borough Rate books 1891-95
Y/L 2 Borough Gaol records 1798-1877
Y/L 3 Great Yarmouth Charity Trustees, 1556-1905
Y/L 4 Great Yarmouth Paving Commission 1821-1856
Y/L 5 Great Yarmouth Port and Haven Commission 1787-1890
Y/L 6 Great Yarmouth Friendly Society 1788-1893
Y/L 7 Deeds to property near Middlegate 1691-1753
Y/L 8 Deeds to 19 Market Row 1696-1851
Y/L 9 Deeds to property in Market Row 1727-1872, and in Post Office Row 1746-1871
Y/L 10 Miscellaneous Yarmouth Deeds 1629-1838
Y/L 11 Deeds to property in Gorleston 1645-1705
Y/L 12 Deeds to properties in Gorleston and Southtown 1602-1863
Y/L 13 Letters of Thomas Pengelly [London merchant] to his agent in Yarmouth 1656-1674
Y/L 14 Letters and papers of Charles Rombold [MP for Yarmouth] 1818-1857
Y/L 15 Letters and papers of William Wilshere [MP for Yarmouth] 1838-1845
Y/L 16 Miscellaneous documents, 1706-1938
Y/L 17 Records of Fellows and Company, Shipbuilders of Southtown. Listed as part of BR 26.
Y/L 18 Maps and Plans. Retained by Yarmouth Library. Photocopies of some of these are available, see Y/PP.
Y/L 19 Sarah Martin manuscripts. Retained by Yarmouth Library.
Y/L 20/1 Correspondence of C.J. Palmer
Y/L 20/2 Letters from Charles Townshend (Lord Bayning), MP for Yarmouth, 1782-96.
Y/L 20/3 Interleaved copy of Palmer's Perlustration of Great Yarmouth. Retained by Yarmouth Library.

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