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Recorded excerpts relating to Norwich's rivers.

Figures in square brackets relate to track counter number on which excerpt begins and track number on audio CD copies.

[0007; track 1] Unidentified male describes increase in recognition of importance of river as source of leisure opportunities and the need for pleasant river banks to encourage use of the river, Alderman Wittard cited as having important role in this development.

[0123; track 2] Unidentified male [river pilot] describes a day's loading and unloading on River Wensum at Norwich, naming premises, moorings and boats.

[0177; track 3] Unidentified male describes difficulty large ships had in navigating along rivers Yare and Wensum at Norwich, how they would often have to come out stern first and that it could take upto 3 hours to travel from Norwich riverside area to Trowse.

[0339; track 4] Unidentified male [from R J Read Ltd] describes transportation of grain on rivers Wensum and Yare and how it was loaded and unloaded at the King Street works.

[0451; track 5] Unidentified male outlines brief history of Norwich as a port and how unloading of packaged good prohibited as not approved place for loading and unloading of such items; description of types of cargo loaded and unloaded in Norwich and importance of pleasure craft cited.

[0566; track 6] [Norwich Rivers Heritage Group] singing 'Michael Rowed the Boat Ashore'.

[0598; track 7] Unidentified holiday makers describing boating holiday on Norfolk Broads and in Norwich.

[0628; track 8] 'H Youngs' who worked at Norwich Yacht Station, describes changes on river following rise of holiday makers and describes his work of helping holiday makers enjoy their visit to Norwich.

[0743; track 9] Unidentified holiday makers describing boating holiday on Norfolk Broads, mentioning Oulton Broad and Norwich, describing some activities undertaken.

[0805; track 10] Skipper Hoy of Norfolk retells anecdote of playing carols on whistle whilst serving in trenches in World War I and subsequent fraternisation with Germans, Christmas 1914. Also describes current employment with Norwich Corporation as Captain of the Skylark, describing the river.

[0961; track 11] Unidentified young male talks about his fishing in Norwich's rivers mainly of roach and bream, describes what fish you are likely to find in the river.

[1072; track 12] Unidentified male describing work at Jewson's wood yard unloading wood from the river.

[1137; track 13] Introduction and rendition of working song relating to Norwich's rivers.

[1247; track 14] Unitentified male describing parades on the river.

[1289; track 15] Unidentified female talking about swimming in Norwich's rivers, mention of Dolphin public house [Heigham Street, Norwich].

[1373; track 16] Unidentified male describing 1912 floods in Norwich.

[1442; track 17] Unidentified male talking about fishing in Norwich's rivers.

[1462; track 18] Unidentified male [landlord of aforesaid Dolphin public house, ? Gerald Wright] tells anecdote of going out at night on the river [Wensum] with a young couple staying at the pub and describing how listening to a Nightingale singing was 'one of the finest experiences I've had on the river'.

Recorded on side A only.

R.J. Read Ltd; ? 1937-? 1980s; millers and corn merchants; Norwich, Norfolk

Letters to and from Lord Suffield (including draft replies)

Numbered 11.

J.P. Nash re. game laws; T. Taylor re. Mechanics Institute at Middleton; Robert Capeman, Blickling agent, re. a meeting with Mr Corby regarding education of Mrs Thompson's son; Duke of Newcastle taking a house at Cromer and plans to build more; Mr Gregg disposing of shooting rights to Southrepps common; Lord Goodwich requesting Lord Suffield's attendance at Parliament; James White re law respecting angling; Alfred Mallalieu re Manchester Police Bill, with printed report for Manchester Licensed Victuallers' Society.

Edward Harbord; 1781-1835; 3rd Baron Suffield, politician