Temporary ACC 2015/169 - Additional records of the Spurrell family of Thurgarton

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ACC 2015/169

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Additional records of the Spurrell family of Thurgarton

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  • 1770s-nd [mid 20th century] (Creation)

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1 box, 10 rolled maps

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(1770s-20th century)

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Includes school books, 1785-1830s; farm accounts, 1830s; bank account books, 1894-1945; ration books, 1918, 1952-1954; tithe composition book, 1760s-1770s; Kelling Hall estate sale particular, 1864; maps and plans of Thurgarton and area, 1845-mid 20th century.

List of documents provided by the depositor when the documents were transferred to Norfolk Record Office:

1. School book belonging to William Spurrell (1774-1827) of Thurgarton, dated 1785

2. School book belonging to William Spurrell (1774-1827) of Thurgarton, dated 1792

3. School book belonging to William Spurrell (1774-1827) of Thurgarton, dated 1792, later used for copies of letters and other notes

4. School book probably belonging to William Spurrell (1774-1827) of Thurgarton, later used as an account book (includes various letters and other papers relating to the Thurgarton farm business)

5. School book belonging to Frances Dewing (1778-1843), dated 1794

6. School book belonging to William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880) of Thurgarton, dated 1818

7. School book belonging to William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880) of Thurgarton, dated c. 1818

8. School book from Pottergate Street Academy, Norwich, from the 1830s with copies of letters written by Richard James Spurrell (1819-1892)

9. Farm account book dating from the 1830s probably belonging to William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880) of Thurgarton

10. Messrs Gurneys, Birkbecks, Barclay and Buxton bank accounts belonging to Richard James Spurrell (1819-1896) of Thurgarton, dated 1894-1896

11. Messrs Gurneys, Birkbecks, Barclay and Buxton bank accounts belonging to Richard James Spurrell (1862-1933) of Thurgarton, dated 1896-1903

12. Papers belonging to Richard James Spurrell (1862-1933) of Thurgarton and his son George Richard Spurrell (1906-1986) of Thurgarton

13. Papers belonging to Gertrude Spurrell (1871-1961), including letters from banks and solicitors and her birth certificate

14. Ration books belonging to Richard James Spurrell (1862-1933), Gertrude Spurrell (1871-1961) and George Richard Spurrell (1906-1986) of Thurgarton dated 1918, and ration books belonging to George Richard Spurrell (1906-1986) and Lilian Susan Spurrell (1907-1996) of Thurgarton dated 1952-1954

15. Barclays Bank accounts belonging to Gertrude Spurrell (1871-1961), dated 1933-1940

16. Barclays Bank accounts belonging to Gertrude Spurrell (1871-1961), dated 1940-1945

17. Miscellaneous papers, letters mostly belonging to the Spurrell family of Thurgarton, 1800s

18. Book containing details of rentals of church lands in Stratton St. Michael in the 1760s and 1770s

19. Baconsthorpe, Gresham, Town Barningham, North Barningham, Barningham Parva, Aylmerton-cum-Runton, West with East Beckham and Hempstead parish magazine, January 1896

20. Sales particulars for Kelling Hall Estate, dated 1864, including a map, as well as a map of land for sale at Salthouse Marshes (the latter was purchased by William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880) of Thurgarton)

21. Map of an estate in Hanworth, Roughton, Alby, Thurgarton, Sustead, Metton, Bessingham and Gresham sold by auction in 1845

22. Map showing land in Sustead, including Sustead Old Hall, which was purchased by Richard James Spurrell from the Felbrigg estate in the 1880s

23. Plan showing proposed alterations to a house in Sustead (probably Willow Cottage), undated

24. Plan showing proposed alterations to Thurgarton House (then known as Thurgarton Old Hall), dated 1949

25. Coloured Ordnance Survey map XIX 5 of Gresham, dated 1886

26. Coloured Ordnance Survey map XIX 10 of Sustead and Metton, dated 1886

27. Coloured Ordnance Survey map XIX 13 of Aldborough and Thurgarton, dated 1886

28. Coloured Ordnance Survey map XIX 14 of Thurgarton and Hanworth, dated 1886

29. Bundle of black and white Ordnance Survey maps (references cut off) showing Gresham, Bessingham, Thurgarton and Sustead, probably dated 1886. Paper soft and crumbling along edge - Unfit for production.

30. Black and white aerial map of Bessingham, Thurgarton and Sustead, mid-20th century

31. Sustead tithe map (copy No. 2), dated 1849

32. Map of estate in Gresham and Sustead belonging to Charlotte Critoph, undated (but possibly mid-19th century, when William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880) of Thurgarton purchased the land) Torn in two pieces.

33. Hand-drawn map of Thurgarton showing land owned by Richard James Spurrell (1819-1896), late William Dewing Spurrell (1803-1880)

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Part of the same collection as MC 259.

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ACC2015/169

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e3961bf8-988a-426f-ab9c-1a01cc8d736f

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Created 05/11/2015 by Drojr. Modified 24/09/2018 by Droip.

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